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Long Live Gumby

11/09/05

  01:08:48 am, by The Dreamer   , 458 words  
Categories: Hardware, Software

Long Live Gumby

But, once I had things back to where it was, the first thing I set out to do was clone the system to a different disk. Once again, I used Acronis Migrate Easy. Instead of last time where I went from a Maxtor 80GB 5400RPM 2MB disk to the Seagate 120GB 7200RPM 2MB disk....I was going from that Seagate to a Samsung 120GB 5400RPM 2MB disk. I'm kind of surprised the Seagate went...it had been working so well in my old system (until I replaced it with a 300GB drive).

I guess I had expected it to be a step up from the old (and not just in space). Hopefully the Samsung will just work and work.

Now to get some sleep..... :yawn:

Tomorrow sometime, the first thing to do will be to update the Restrospect backup setup, make sure it'll beable to continue to run as scheduled (it currently won't because the C drive isn't the same as before and the OneTouch II seems to have registered in a different location on the system.)

Later, probably after the next scheduled recycle backup, I'll make a more current recovery CD.

I don't know if a new 120GB drive is in my future....there's a pretty cheap one (at least it will be after dealing with 2 rebates).... The thing that is bad is that its before rebate price is $10 cheaper than the before rebate price on the 300GB drive I bought last week. Though due to BIOS limitations for the machine...120GB is the biggest I can get where I wan't waste space....

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