[Rack] so can i work on minotaur

Ben Kochie ben at nerp.net
Wed Feb 6 06:41:46 UTC 2013

Ok, if you've saved enough, I'm going to shut it down and pull the drive 
to see if I can get anything off it.


On Tue, 5 Feb 2013, Jake wrote:

> well i already saved the baron.py and the codes file and parts of the log 
> (which is original since june 2012 when the system went up)
> i think we should try to save the log just so we can strip out data like how 
> many times a day it was used each day until now and stuff...
> but those are the only things i think we need.
> i have to mention that i didn't notice this trouble until i was using this 
> USB to serial adaptor which was messing up, so i was hoping that perhaps now 
> that it's unplugged everything will go back to normal.  If so i apologize for 
> the scare but unfortunately it seems much more likely a coincidence and the 
> hard drive really is going bad.
> really, in 2013, we still have hard drives going bad?  wtf?
> -jake
> On Tue, 5 Feb 2013, Jonathan Lassoff wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 6:44 PM, Jake <jake at spaz.org> wrote:
>>> i put in a USB disk last night and it couldn't even see it, the only way i
>>> was able to rescue stuff was by catting it to the screen and copy and 
>>> paste.
>>> maybe you know a better way but i wasn't finding anything.
>>> nc ftp scp uuencode nothing worked.
>> Yup -- cat was the only thing that worked for me.
>> telnet seems to work. emacs also loads up.
>> Maybe cat into telnet into other host?
>> base64 a static binary, copy-paste it into emacs, and base64-decode
>> the buffer and save it out.
>> --j

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