Speaker for the Diodes - August 15th, 2007

Aug. 15th, 2007

05:28 am - QotD

"They taste like what potatoes would taste like if potatoes were actually delicious." -- [info] realinterrobang, regarding Jerusalem artichokes, wee hours of 2007-01-28

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09:22 pm - Sparking Is Badness

[root@richards ~]# fsck /dev/hdc
Parallelizing fsck version 1.14 (9-Jan-1999)
e2fsck 1.14, 9-Jan-1999 for EXT2 FS 0.5b, 95/08/09
fsck.ext2: Attempt to read block from filesystem resulted in short read while trying to open /dev/hdc
Could this be a zero-length partition?
[root@richards ~]# dd if=/dev/hdc | od -x | more
dd: /dev/hdc: Input/output error
0+0 records in
0+0 records out
0000000
[root@richards ~]# fdisk /dev/hdc

Unable to read /dev/hdc
[root@richards ~]#

Oh crap. /dev/hdc is usually mounted to /home on the file server. Ooooooh, f___ ...

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