[Rack] [Noisebridge-discuss] Access

Jake jake at spaz.org
Fri Jul 5 00:39:15 UTC 2013


On Thu, 4 Jul 2013, Jonathan Lassoff wrote:
> I see a reboot in the log, along with some ATA/disk errors:
> ...
> Then, no disk errors and another reboot around Jul  2 23:16:05
>
> Originally, this box didn't have a SATA drive, it was just a solid
> state 2GB CF card with noatime and a mostly read-only FS.
> I'd love to get this back into a state like that, where there are no
> moving parts.

i don't think we should reduce functionality because a hard disk wore out.

> For now, we ought to suck down the important parts of the disk, and
> swap out a new disk in there. :(

i agree!  new disk!  brand new disk!

> I think it's just a laptop-sized SATA drive in a little enclosure,
> that goes to a SATA cord to the motherboard.
> Anyone have an SSD to spare?

i think SSD might be a bad idea, don't they just suddenly croak with no 
way to recover anything?  I prefer what we have now - a chance to recover 
our data.

-jake


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