Ah 5 years

My OS Drive finally bit the dust in my desktop, good ol’ 160GB ATA133 lasted 5 years (pretty impressive) of near constant usage. I’m normally not a Maxtor (now Seagate) fan however 5 years is pretty good. I’ve replaced it with a 500GB Seagate Barracuda SATAII drive. Did a rsync of /home and I’m back online within a hour of a catastrophic drive failure with no data lost and no settings lost. Ahhh behold the power of linux 🙂

However something did go seriously wrong in the midst of the old drive removal;

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