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Re: [Gnumed-devel] Bad news from salaam - Rescue needed, not fatal

From: Sebastian Hilbert
Subject: Re: [Gnumed-devel] Bad news from salaam - Rescue needed, not fatal
Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2005 12:21:56 +0100
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On Monday 14 November 2005 21:02, Carlos Moro wrote:
> Hello all,
>   I´ve received a mail from IT department with really bad news: after they
> got the power supply they discovered that the motherboard is completely
> dead becouse of the power cut. They didn´t even told me about a new
> machine, so I think the most important task for us is to recover for once
> all our contents.
>   There´s an additional inconvenience, I´m not in Barcelona and won´t
> return until 16th december :( . But they will help us in the operation, and
> also my professor. Until news from us, the machine is well and securely
> stored.
>   These are the options:
>   1. Ask them to plug the hard-disk and backup our contents and email to
> any on the list. Which were exactly our directories? Please correct and add
> those missing: /var/www/twiki
>          ... (how was your home named, Karsten?)
>         ...others with scripts for doc, db-schemas, etc...
E-Mail might be insufficient as many e-mail providers limit the size of E-Mail 
they accept. If someone find out which directories why don't we come up with 
a simple shell script or a set of commands to tar and zip the directories in 
question and upload them to and ssh /ftp account I can provide.

>   2. Plug the hd as slave in my professors box and coordinate (even by
> telephone) a basic and punctual telnet session for rcopy the contents.
>   3. Wait until I am there... maybe it´s so long....
>   4. Other...
>   I´m really sorry for all this :(
>   I really hope we can reacover all along this week or so...

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