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A bad day

Discussion in 'The Lounge - Off Topic' started by EMacd, Mar 18, 2005.

  1. EMacd

    EMacd Bit Poster

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    Do you ever feel that you shouldn't have got out of bed in the morning? A story of woe to share with you all.

    I slept in this morning and was late...well later than usual. The roadworks didn't help an the way in.

    Got a big list of jobs to do out in the schools so off I went. Got to the first school looking for a PC that had been taken into the workshop a couple of days before - I wish people would update calls.

    And then I killed a server.

    Do'h. :oops:

    A tape had got stuck in the tape drive so I was trying the trick of holding the eject button down while powering up the drive without downing the server. To do that I had to open the case, so I pulled the server forward and the power lead got trapped behind. I was sat there wondering why everything had gone quiet :rolleyes:
    Anyway, I tried holding the eject button down as the server booted, but the drive was knackered. Just before I left to get a new DAT drive, I checked the server. The VOL1 HDD had decided to die on me. At this point the floor could have opened up and I would have been quite happy. As it was I'm glad that that particular school does backup regularly.
    There's a motto there, somewhere....

    And I got stuck in the roadworks on the way home too.

    Ach well, off for beer now to wash away my cares (and reality).

    Cheers!
     
  2. nugget
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    nugget Junior toady

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    I know exactly what you mean about a bad day mate. I hope the beers help a little.:alc
     
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  3. tripwire45
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    tripwire45 Zettabyte Poster

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    To quote the great philosopher Cmdr Will Riker:

    "Sometimes you get the bear and sometimes the bear gets you".

    Have another beer on me. :wink:
     
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  4. AJ

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    ahh man well it could have been worse. The restore could have screwed as well :ohmy
     
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  5. Jakamoko
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    Jakamoko On the move again ...

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    Lucky white heather ...? :cry:

    Who cares now, EmacD - it's the weekend - cheers :beers2
     
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