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Drobo: The Data Storage Robot

September 2nd, 2008 by Andrew

I recently purchased a first-generation USB 2.0 Drobo. I’ve used an external drive to backup most of my data for awhile now, but it’s just not easy and not very scalable. If I expand the drive in my computer, I need to expand the backup drive as well, leaving me with extra working drives lying […]

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Server Problems

February 15th, 2007 by Andrew

Lately the server that hosts this site has been having some issues. It all started in January, when I started receiving kernel errors in my daily logwatch emails from the server. All the errors were pointing to a hard drive failure: WARNING: Kernel Errors Present Buffer I/O error on device hda, l …: 4 Time(s)end_request: […]

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