Monthly Archives: August 2012

Recovering Linux – 3

This is the third installment of a series of posts to document “How I recovered my Linux systems…”  See the first post and second post for the preliminaries… My PC-A system’s hardware problem identified  — disk drive sda failed  — and backup resources verified… … Continue reading

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Recovering Linux – 2

This is the second installment of a series of posts to document “How I recovered my Linux systems…”  See the first post for foundation and background. So, we had two hard drive failures in two different Linux boxes, nearly simultaneously. … Continue reading

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Recovering Linux – 1

A few weeks ago, we had near-simultaneous disk drive failures in two of our Linux PCs: both desktops are over four years old, and they’ve been spinning nearly 100% of that time.  Seeing independent hard drives fail at roughly the … Continue reading

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