[Rack] so can i work on minotaur

Ben Kochie ben at nerp.net
Wed Feb 6 07:47:40 UTC 2013


Ok, box is back up, applied some updates, cleaned up some shit, looking 
good to go.

-ben

On Tue, 5 Feb 2013, Ben Kochie wrote:

> Ok, took the machine down, pulled the drive, and pulugged into my laptop.
>
> Did a fsck, looks ok so far.  Could have been some other issue with the 
> machine, not the drive.
>
> I'm making a backup copy of the rootfs.  Unforunately, my USB-SATA adapter 
> does not support SMART.
>
> -ben
>
> On Tue, 5 Feb 2013, Jake wrote:
>
>> yeah do that.
>> 
>> On Tue, 5 Feb 2013, Ben Kochie wrote:
>> 
>>> Ok, if you've saved enough, I'm going to shut it down and pull the drive 
>>> to see if I can get anything off it.
>>> 
>>> -ben
>>> 
>>> On Tue, 5 Feb 2013, Jake wrote:
>>> 
>>>> well i already saved the baron.py and the codes file and parts of the log 
>>>> (which is original since june 2012 when the system went up)
>>>> 
>>>> i think we should try to save the log just so we can strip out data like 
>>>> how many times a day it was used each day until now and stuff...
>>>> 
>>>> but those are the only things i think we need.
>>>> 
>>>> i have to mention that i didn't notice this trouble until i was using 
>>>> this USB to serial adaptor which was messing up, so i was hoping that 
>>>> perhaps now that it's unplugged everything will go back to normal.  If so 
>>>> i apologize for the scare but unfortunately it seems much more likely a 
>>>> coincidence and the hard drive really is going bad.
>>>> 
>>>> really, in 2013, we still have hard drives going bad?  wtf?
>>>> 
>>>> -jake
>>>> 
>>>> On Tue, 5 Feb 2013, Jonathan Lassoff wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 6:44 PM, Jake <jake at spaz.org> wrote:
>>>>>> i put in a USB disk last night and it couldn't even see it, the only 
>>>>>> way i
>>>>>> was able to rescue stuff was by catting it to the screen and copy and 
>>>>>> paste.
>>>>>> maybe you know a better way but i wasn't finding anything.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> nc ftp scp uuencode nothing worked.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Yup -- cat was the only thing that worked for me.
>>>>> 
>>>>> telnet seems to work. emacs also loads up.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Maybe cat into telnet into other host?
>>>>> base64 a static binary, copy-paste it into emacs, and base64-decode
>>>>> the buffer and save it out.
>>>>> 
>>>>> --j
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> 
>> 
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