[Chugalug] Well, the cats did it ...

Jon Stanford jbirdvegas at aokp.co
Fri Aug 2 15:43:47 UTC 2013


I just pulled out a 500gb HDD from my new laptop I don't really need.

Aaron Welch <n2nightfall at gmail.com> wrote:

>Pretty sure I have a 2.5" 750GB hybrid drive around here somewhere.
>
>-AW
>
>On Aug 2, 2013, at 1:27 AM, Mike Robinson <miker at sundialservices.com> wrote:
>
>> 
>> One moment, I step away from my desk.  Two minutes later, everything that once was on my desk is now on the floor.
>> 
>> Fortunately, the MacBook Pro survived.
>> 
>> Unfortunately, the 500GB external (backup) drive did not.
>> 
>> My most-immediate concern, therefore, is to quickly and very-reliably find a source for a drive of comparable capacity that I can drop into the existing appears-to still-be-working hard drive enclosure.  (The drive is the usual small size, about 3x5" ...)  I know how to take it from there – format the new drive, designate it as a backup volume.  It was never anything -but- backups, so I did not actually lose anything irretrievable, but I cannot afford to run even one small day without backups.
>> 
>> Stateline Electronics?
>> 
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