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Dec
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comment How do I recover data from my presumably dead hard disk
@Dave: I didn't downvote you, but some folk seem to consider this fix an urban legend, while others swear it has revived a dead drive long enough to get data off. I think the lack of clarity as to exactly what the freezing is doing causes some folks to consider this a "folk remedy". There does seem to be anecdotal evidence that something is going on, though.
Dec
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comment How do I recover data from my presumably dead hard disk
@Robert: Almost certainly the firmware bug then.
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comment How do I recover data from my presumably dead hard disk
@Robert: Try contacting Seagate, they may still take care of this for you for the cost of shipping. A USB/serial adapter should work, looks like you're just issuing commands to the drive, nothing that should be extremely timing sensitive.
Dec
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comment How do I recover data from my presumably dead hard disk
@Robert: Was your drive manufactured in December 2008 or earlier?
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gotta be the BSY bug
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comment How do I recover data from my presumably dead hard disk
@Tim: If replacing the logic board does not involve cracking the drive case, why would that require a clean room environment?
Dec
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comment How do I recover data from my presumably dead hard disk
What's the freezer treatment supposed to do that gets the drive working again?
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Dec
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comment Is it worth buying SSDs for a RAID?
@Thiago: That was my intent. Thanks for deciphering my wording.
Dec
8
comment Is it possible to import history from a svn checkout to a new git repository?
@Caleb: This is I what I was trying to say: The history is on the server and not in the checkout because that's the way centralized source control systems work.
Dec
7
comment Is it possible to import history from a svn checkout to a new git repository?
@Caleb: On the box hosting the SVN repo (server), you'd invoke 'svnadmin dump /path/to/repo', take the resulting dump file, import it into your own SVN repo, and run git-svn against that. SVN is not a DCVS, it's a centralized system, promoted at one point as "CVS done right."
Dec
7
comment Is it possible to import history from a svn checkout to a new git repository?
@Caleb: If you had or could get a dump of the repo, you'd be in business.
Dec
6
comment Custom Built Computer Shorting Out?
Can you list the make / model on the CPU, RAM, video card and power supply?
Dec
6
comment Is it possible to import history from a svn checkout to a new git repository?
@wyz: Not from a checkout you can't.
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