[Funeral music in background]
Torn high density ribbon cable dooms computer.
Actually, the hard drive controller of my favorite notebook machine died first, a
terminal error pretty much dooming the machine. (And I often used this slow machine as a
terminal to other, faster machines.)
During the course of retrieving the parts from the trash barrel for
yet another try... the sharp edge of a hinge damaged long ago resulted in the final blow, as
seen above. Photo of the two computers in better times, below. It's the Hitachi on the
(Long discourse on this and some of my other computers)
The disk drive itself and all the data on it are ok. I am now back up running on a much
faster machine. (Though not without other issues... including some odd problems accessing
USB drives, camera, etc.; but I am able to get data from the camera again.)
Tomorrow, we start a series of photos from the seashore.