[DogParkList] Missing OS X already...
dagro at dogparksoftware.com
Thu Aug 25 23:04:38 EDT 2005
On 25-Aug-05, at 10:51 PM, John Zaruba Jr wrote:
> I had a major disaster two days ago with my G3 iBook. I spilled a
> cup of
> water on the keyboard of the iBook, and everyone can visualize the
> results :-(
> I had an old PC sitting elsewhere in my basement, awaiting disposal,
> that I have running to help me limp along. I installed Debian Linux on
> it, and boy do I miss OS X. Getting everything installed and
> has been a full time job on top of my full time job. I also
> violated the
> cardinal rule of computing, namely backup,backup, backup. I lost
> all my
> Dog Park apps (replaceable) but I lost my radio logs
> (irreplaceable). If
> you have .Mac, make sure you copy your Mac Logger DX log to your
> like I did not.
The data on the HD may be recoverable even if the iBook is not. Small
comfort I know, but your personal data is the hardest to replace. I
think Myles (N2EHG) recently had a HD disaster due to lightning - he
may have some advice on HD data recovery.
73 Don Agro VE3VRW
D o g P a r k S o f t w a r e L t d .
email: dagro at dogparksoftware.com
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