Warning. Honest.

Started Mar 26, 2013 | Discussions thread
neighkon
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Re: Warning. Honest.
In reply to orchidblooms, Mar 26, 2013

orchidblooms wrote:

i have never had a HD fail - I have always build my own PC's with good - enterprise class HD's

Maybe i have been lucky

currently running raid array plus external usb HD

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i see that you also have an external HD that you are using as a bu right? Don't let the raid array give you a complete sense of security, if the controller dies sometimes you can't rebuild/retrieve the data unless you can get your hands on the same HW. Let me share a funny incident at work too. When I was showing a co-worker many years ago how to use a ghost boot disk. Well we booted on to the disk and we went too far and wiped my raid array on my desktop. Man I thought my data was safe, luckily I had unix gurus that helped me recover my data.

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