[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.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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