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

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Fri Feb 19 15:58:05 UTC 2010


On 2/19/2010 8:48 AM, 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.

I think of mine about the same way as light bulbs.  They'll work for 
years on the average but it's pretty much random when any individual one 
will go.

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   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com




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