[CentOS] Server HD failed and I think I am hosed

Chan Chung Hang Christopher christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Fri Feb 19 15:06:41 UTC 2010


m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>>>> Also, what would have caused this all of the sudden? This box has been
>>>> running fine for months.
>>> Well, do you think that computer hardware lives forever?
>>>
>> They don't? /me stares at 486dx with a working floppy drive and working
>> floppies from the eighties and early nineties.
> 
> And I deal with hardware with drives, and memory, and the occasional m/b
> failing at less than five years old. Depends on the manufacturer, the q/c
> they had at the time it was manufactured, and the day of the week, as the
> old line from car buyers goes.
> 
>           mark "make mine on a Wed, please"

Haha. This is getting OT but stuff today (for the past decade) do tend 
to die around the end of warranty if not earlier. No greedy^Wsane 
company makes anything that lasts anymore.


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