20160311 Well, There Goes My Weekend..

Keith I MyersKeith I Myers2016-03-11 13:34:30-0500 – Updated: 2016-03-11 13:34:30-0500Well, there goes my weekend…Well, there goes my weekend...

Well, there goes my weekend…

Shared with: Public, Keith I Myers, Terry Hutchinson, kennedy m.+1’d by: Aaron Huffman, Joseph Cappellino, Andrew Currie, Tedley Meralus, Remigiusz Nowak, Adam Outler, Nachitoo Gonzalez, Andrew Bernstein, Roney Thomas, Bryan Foster, Carl Draper, Master Deckerkennedy m. – 2016-03-11 13:35:01-0500what are we looking at?Keith I Myers – 2016-03-11 13:38:54-0500+kennedy m. A kernel panic on my primary laptopkennedy m. – 2016-03-11 13:39:56-0500+Keith I Myers ok. Well, there goes your weekend. Hope you get it sorted.Keith I Myers – 2016-03-11 13:43:01-0500+kennedy m. – It can be fixed and I keep good backups. The problem is if it is better to fix it or to just reformat it. I last re-installed my OS in February of 2015 so this is a record for me as I normally reformat every few months to keep everything running at its best. kennedy m. – 2016-03-11 13:52:13-0500+Keith I Myers hmm. What OS though?Keith I Myers – 2016-03-11 13:52:58-0500+kennedy m. – UbuntuCarl Draper – 2016-03-11 14:10:20-0500My guess is failing hardwareKeith I Myers – 2016-03-11 19:17:51-0500I got it fixed a few hours ago, playing catch-upTerry Hutchinson – 2016-03-12 00:37:44-0500 – Updated: 2016-03-12 00:45:57-0500You bought a Seagate drive didn’t you? They are a green company you know. Rather than use exotic metal alloys that can harm the environment they just sprinkle iron filings onto mudpies for the platters. Also they use acorns instead of ball bearings.

I REALLY hate Seagate. Dell uses Seagate. Want to guess why I took my laptop apart and learned that little tidbit?Keith I Myers – 2016-03-12 00:41:45-0500+Terry Hutchinson not a Seagate. This laptop has 2 drives, a 500 GB Samsung EVO mSATA hard drive and a 2TB Western Digital hard disk for archival storage (aka, a local copy of the contents of my OwnCloud that I can take with me to access offline)Eli Gukovsky – 2016-03-12 20:58:26-0500fsck that

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