Mephitis mephitis, Philosophiæ Doctor (floyd_mephit) wrote,
Mephitis mephitis, Philosophiæ Doctor

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more evidence of my computer touch of death

So I mounted my old hdd and scavenged old emails and useful stuff and then repartitioned it, and then installed RedHat on it again. And again, Grub screwed me out of loading WinXP (the docs didn't mention not to load the bootstrap into the MBR). Now I guess I'll have to FIXMBR and see if I can start over again. On the upside, I found out I'd partitioned my original hdd and forgotten about one of them, effectively returning another 30Gb back to me. And even with almost completely new hardware on this install, I still don't have soundcard or printer support. And of course I did all this at midnight, forcing me to stay up till 3 and go to bed pissed off.

  • 2013

    Well it's been awhile since I've posted about anything here, but this year was more relevant than most. So: 2013 review I finally, finally, moved…

  • Updates

    So, I bought a new car about 2 months ago - a 2012 Mazda 3. I had to get rid of the old truck, it was on its last leg and the about to become illegal…

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    My truck of 11+ years is starting to show its age, sadly.. Not too too long ago I started having weird vibrations coming through the steering wheel…

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