Archive for June, 2006

Bye Bye Old Friend

Sunday, June 25th, 2006

I have to part with my dear old friend today. It has been around since the year 2000, and we had a lot of very good memories together. It’s a 8x4x32 CD writer priced at more than RM800.00 that time, but I managed to get it for RM550.00 (brand new) from my friend. It was […]

Storage Emergency

Saturday, June 24th, 2006

My 17-days old Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 300GB disk was giving a lot of error two days ago. There were a bunch of errors in my syslog: ata1: translated ATA stat/err 0x51/40 to SCSI SK/ASC/ASCQ 0x3/11/04 ata1: status=0x51 { DriveReady SeekComplete Error } ata1: error=0x40 { UncorrectableError } ata1: translated ATA stat/err 0x51/40 to SCSI SK/ASC/ASCQ […]