Evan Martin (evan) wrote in evan_tech,
Evan Martin
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my "final destination" reference was prescient

When I last discussed my disk problems, I had finally managed to recover my data though there was an ominous noise from my new disk. In the following months I bought two disks and copied my data to both. One stayed in my desktop machine, for normal use. The other went into an external USB case. Then, when I came to Japan I brought the USB one with me and left the desktop one in storage; redundancy across two continents.

Well, as of today (approximately six months later) the disk no longer mounts.
Aug 15 12:15:59 _ kernel: usb 5-2: reset high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 5
Aug 15 12:16:29 _ kernel: usb 5-2: reset high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 5

Does it need to be stated that I hate computers?

It's becoming clear to me that god just doesn't want me to have this data. I hope my disk back in SF is ok, but I also suspect maybe the existence of that final copy of the data may be enough to trigger the big one.
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