September 07, 2005

Well, fsck.

The good news is, I'm running a Linux program from a command line and despite the incredible danger it hasn't killed me yet. The bad news is, it's a filesystem repair program and I'm running it for the second time in three days. In short, my computer is fscked.

I was going to complain about this until I realized that buying a new computer, which I'm almost certainly about to do, will mean spending more than $100 on computer equipment for the first time since 1999. Perhaps I'll just count myself extremely lucky. I suppose I could complain instead about the cold I acquired yesterday, but then, staying home from work to sleep all day and only get up to eat leftover soup is more or less what I've always wanted.

New blog entry title: Today's Pretty Good.

Posted by dianna at September 7, 2005 04:50 PM

Once you've got your files recovered and your new computer up and running, you should try selling your old computer at the used computer store on Shattuck, the one near Venus. I was able to sell them the clunker I bought before college for $50. It's not much, but it's more than you'll get throwing it in the garbage.

Posted by: Zach S. at September 7, 2005 05:01 PM

Hey, yeah. I should figure out whether I'll get more selling it to the used computer store on Shattuck, which is a price-gouging extravaganza, or Computer Renaissance out in Pleasant Hill (Lafayette? Concord?) which is merely an ordinary secondhand computer store. Either way is better than paying $25 to recycle it (blasted hippie sensibilities again).

Posted by: Dianna at September 7, 2005 07:44 PM