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  1. Matthew Davidson mjd

    Okay, replacing # See you on the other side.

    Sunday, 04-Sep-11 14:47:02 AEST from web
    1. Matthew Davidson mjd

      Watching progress bars while playing PokerTH on another computer. Man, I suck at poker.

      Sunday, 04-Sep-11 16:50:07 AEST from web
      1. Peter pvs

        @mjd you suck at poker? so what are your UNO skills like?

        Monday, 05-Sep-11 17:21:12 AEST from web
        1. Matthew Davidson mjd

          @pvs My !Uno skills are atropying rapidly due to lack of practice. (hint, hint, @cdbragg)

          Monday, 05-Sep-11 17:54:26 AEST from web at 30°17'46"S 153°6'56"E
          1. Matthew Davidson mjd

            My typing and/or spelling is not doing much better, evidently.

            Monday, 05-Sep-11 17:55:27 AEST from web at 30°17'46"S 153°6'56"E
    2. Matthew Davidson mjd

      Ah, feck. My rsync'ed backups were to an NTFS drive of course, and didn't preserve ownership, permissions.

      Sunday, 04-Sep-11 17:16:42 AEST from web
      1. ruben h tregeagle

        @mjd feel your pain.

        Sunday, 04-Sep-11 18:48:13 AEST from Seesmic
      2. Matthew Davidson mjd

        Desktop PC up again with new hard drive. Slowly reconstructing things the way I like them. By the end of the day I might be ready for #

        Monday, 05-Sep-11 09:07:16 AEST from web
        1. Matthew Davidson mjd

          Actually, it's remarkable how few hard drives I've had die on me. Most end up in the bin due to Moore's Law long before entropy gets them.

          Monday, 05-Sep-11 09:36:39 AEST from web at 30°17'46"S 153°6'56"E
        2. Matthew Davidson mjd

          I love approx. When I grow up I'm going to marry approx. http://www.debianadmin.com/upgrade-multiple-debian-systems-with-approx.html #

          Monday, 05-Sep-11 09:54:01 AEST from web at 30°17'46"S 153°6'56"E
        3. Matthew Davidson mjd

          Ahh. I have music, for the first time since Thursday. You have no idea how good that feels.

          Monday, 05-Sep-11 10:33:27 AEST from web at 30°17'46"S 153°6'56"E
      3. Matthew Davidson mjd

        NTFS doesn't do symlinks either, does it Einstein? It's lucky I don't do this for a living. Oh, wait, I do. ☹

        Monday, 05-Sep-11 14:40:03 AEST from web at 30°17'46"S 153°6'56"E
        1. Matthew Davidson mjd

          Everything up and running again. Tickety-boo. All systems go. Time to go to the pub, er, I mean for a #

          Monday, 05-Sep-11 15:54:54 AEST from web
          1. Matthew Davidson mjd

            #: Anybody can make a backup; it's making a backup that you can restore from that requires skill.

            Monday, 05-Sep-11 16:07:48 AEST from web at 30°17'46"S 153°6'56"E
          2. cdbragg cdbragg

            @mjd nice bumping into you and hijacking your # # zero; # one

            Monday, 05-Sep-11 17:59:27 AEST from Seesmic
            1. Matthew Davidson mjd

              @cdbragg Yes, I'm just sorry the posh beer @ # didn't work out. It is very nice. We could have described how nice it was for you.

              Monday, 05-Sep-11 19:09:12 AEST from web at 30°17'46"S 153°6'56"E
              1. Matthew Davidson mjd

                #: # closed Mondays. For the moment at least.

                Monday, 05-Sep-11 19:09:48 AEST from web at 30°17'46"S 153°6'56"E
          3. Matthew Davidson mjd

            `screen -r` 'There is no screen to be resumed.' Oh, yeah, that hard drive replacement. Really spoils your uptime.

            Tuesday, 06-Sep-11 09:41:08 AEST from web at 30°17'46"S 153°6'56"E
          4. Matthew Davidson mjd

            Feeling good about getting back to #, then I remembered the work interrupted by last week's disaster was the previous week's disaster.

            Tuesday, 06-Sep-11 13:41:56 AEST from web at 30°17'46"S 153°6'56"E
      4. Peter pvs

        @mjd so Debian uses NTFS and not ext3 - I think my brain is running out of space for acronyms

        Monday, 05-Sep-11 17:23:01 AEST from web
        1. Matthew Davidson mjd

          @pvs No, my external hard drive came with NTFS, and I was too much of a wuss to repartition it. Serves me right.

          Monday, 05-Sep-11 17:57:09 AEST from web at 30°17'46"S 153°6'56"E