Art Alexion on 22 Aug 2009 14:06:19 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Foreboding behavior on IDE controller

On Saturday 22 August 2009 16:18:38 James Barrett wrote:
> The card might have simply been overheating.  Or the card might just be
> dying.

could be.  It is cooler where it is in the basement, but not air conditioned.

> This goes without saying, but I'll say it anyway... Back up your
> data!!!  If the card is fairly old, then consider replacing it.  

Gotta be 6-8 years old.

> You 
> could also acquire some external USB enclosures for your disks.

dd_rescue-ing the disks as we speak (so to speak).

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