Thou shalt make backups: frequent and comprehensive

2006-09-05

in Daily updates, Geek stuff

After considerable expenditure of energy, I now have a full duplicate backup of user data from the hard drive of my iBook. I also have no less than eight backups of everything really essential.

I am now… ready to upgrade to Tiger, the latest available version of Mac OS. I am also adding a 1GB stick of RAM to replace the 256 meg extra stick that Apple charged me so much for when I first paid for this computer. I need the extra memory for Photoshop and iPhoto.

Both the Tiger upgrade and the extra RAM will be part of my Vancouver homecoming. It puts my mind at ease to know how many different places academically essential files now reside.

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Haiku September 5, 2006 at 2:18 pm

Three things are certain:
Death, taxes, and lost data.
Guess which has occurred.

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