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Old 09 October 2004, 21:04   #1
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future hardrive problem?

i have never had a hardrive crash/problem/cockup in the 10+ years ive had my amiga 1200. how often/likely is to happen in the future?
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Old 09 October 2004, 21:35   #2
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Hard drive probs!

Lucky you
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I too never had any major HD problems ina ll my Amiga years, worst I have had is a few bad blocks that Amiback mapped out of use anyway
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Old 17 November 2004, 22:29   #4
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A1200+Samba+Diskmaster keeps me sane.

Once every week or so I back my entire filesystem up to one of the PC's on my LAN. Not only can I then backup to CD, I also have a nice snapshot of my 1200 system to take with me on my laptop.

I had a Miniscribe SCSI die on me a few years ago that had a bunch of source I was working on on it, kind of ticked me off, but that's pretty much it for disk crashes. My advice is to replace hard drives after 10 years or so.
 
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