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    SubjectRe: bkbits.net down
    On Wed, Mar 27, 2002 at 10:27:38PM -0800, Larry McVoy wrote:
    > We did indeed lose the primary disk (IBM 40GB, I am starting to lose all
    > the respect I had for IBM drives, this is one of many that has failed on
    > me personally).

    Leaving the drive off overnight "fixed it" enough that I am able to get
    some of the data off. It will be a couple hours before I know how much,
    but I did manage to get all the ssh keys, project descriptions, and
    project statistics. I'm now working on the actual data just in case
    there is one of the trees, such as the ppc trees, that we can't find
    again.

    The drive has bad blocks and when it hits them it goes into retry la la land,
    so I won't know which data is bad until I hit the bad blocks.
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    Larry McVoy lm at bitmover.com http://www.bitmover.com/lm
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