[mythtv-users] OT: Predicted hard drive failure; replacement, consideration
brent.bolin at gmail.com
Thu Apr 19 12:40:01 UTC 2012
On Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 3:41 PM, Mark Boyum <mark at boyum.us> wrote:
> > One other note, folks:
> > When SMART tells you "may fail in the next 24 hours"...
> > *Believe it*.
> > If you have to take the drive (or machine) off line because you haven't
> > any
> > good place to copy that much data, do so.
> > Cheers,
> > -- jra
> My plan is to copy off all non-recording data and unmount the drive.
> Then I'll power it down until I can install the replacement drive and
> move the recordings over. Hopefully only TV recordings will be in any
> risk of being lost but I'm not there yet as other files are still
> Crossing my fingers,
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