[wp-hackers] [Pretty OT]May I be the first to console Owen...

Robert Deaton false.hopes at gmail.com
Fri Sep 15 18:25:52 GMT 2006

On 9/15/06, Owen Winkler <ringmaster at midnightcircus.com> wrote:
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
> > Owen,  I hope to see you back on wp-hackers. Your insightful
> > posts are sorely missed.
> Uh, ok.  :)
> Yes, the server is pretty dead.  I guess the RAID card fried a bunch of
> the drives that were connected to it.  I don't blame Unixshell for my
> inability to restore backups I don't have, and I should have known
> better than to trust only their snapshot system.  Getting the new VPS
> running is another question, however.

Aha, you're on unixshell just like I am, and on the same VM. What a
shame, I lost some very important things. I'm still praying they can
restore at least the snapshots that I had, even though it was from
long, long ago.
> I'm not sure what all I have backups of, specifically the code for
> RedAlt.  Not a lot has changed since the backup I know I have (from
> March), but I'm not sure what the status of the function reference is
> for the moment.
> I've recovered the blog posts that weren't backed up from Bloglines,
> where I hadn't read anything since the last backup.  All 175 posts.  :)
> I'm hoping to get some things back online today and over the weekend.
> Once again, use the misfortunes of someone you know to take the time to
> verify the workings of your backup plan.
> Thanks to everyone for the kind thoughts.
> Owen
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