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Recovering Linux – 6

This is the sixth installment of a series of posts to document “How I recovered my Linux systems…”  See the first post and second post for the preliminaries, the third post for diagnostics and disassembly, the fourth post for reassembly and hardware checkout, and the fifth post which … Continue reading

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Recovering Linux – 5

This is the fifth installment of a series of posts to document “How I recovered my Linux systems…”  See the first post and second post for the preliminaries, the third post for diagnostics and disassembly, the fourth post for reassembly and hardware checkout…  Disk partitioning is one … Continue reading

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Recovering Linux – 4

This is the fourth installment of a series of posts to document “How I recovered my Linux systems…”  See the first post and second post for the preliminaries, and the third post for diagnostics and disassembly… Okay, I think I’m ready to power-up my … Continue reading

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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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Running out of IPv4 addresses, but consumer gear’s not ready for IPv6!

Hot on the heels of our recent DSL upgrade experience comes this revelation about the state of consumer-grade network gear — DSL & cable modems, routers, etc. — As the world “runs out of” IPv4 (Internet) addresses, the stuff that … Continue reading

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