Not so fast now…

So no luck on transplanting the drives from my old laptop to my new one. As I mentioned, the old computer had a pair of 2.5″ 80gig S-ATA drives in a RAID mirror… Problem is, my new laptop has a pair of 2.5″ 100gig IDE drives, so the transplant is a no go.

Luckily Rachel, Jon, and Phil are all in the US and Canada right now and will be back soon, so at the end of the week I should be back up and runing if someone can pick up a 2.5″ external enclosure for a Serial-ATA notebook drive (ie. like this I think). For their reference, here are a couple photos of the drives so there's no confusion on the specific type of enclosure needed.

To be clear, that picture shows two drives stacked on top of each other (I haven't completely dismantled the machine or the dual-drive rails). The enclosure will only have to fit one of them of course, and there are two connectors (two drives) visible in the pictures.

This does mean that the end-of-year posting will be pushed back a few days because the data I need to confirm the winners are on those drives.

Wow Shannon, that's really annoying! What is it, 1997 on Geocities? Retroweb is NOT cool!

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