With all the events of September 11th, one would think we'd have learned
about backups by now :)
-- Jonathan 

-----Original Message-----
[mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Matthew Seaman
Sent: Sunday, January 04, 2004 5:09 PM
To: backdoc
Subject: Re: HD problems after power outage

On Sun, Jan 04, 2004 at 03:36:21PM -0600, backdoc wrote:
> I lost power at my house for a moment this morning which is causing 
> some problems with my second hard drive.

[ fsck tale of woe...]

> I try to rerun fsck, but this pattern only repeats.  Is there a way to 
> fix this?? Or, am I toast?

Toasted to a nice golden brown on both sides.  You've had a head crash on
that second drive, which has created a scratch right across a number of disk
sectors.  Time to chuck that disk in the bin and restore your backups[1]
onto a new one.



[1] You *do* have backups, don't you?

Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil.                       26 The Paddocks
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