lists.infradead.org mailing list memberships reminder
dwmw2 at infradead.org
Wed Jul 1 07:31:33 EDT 2020
On Wed, 2020-07-01 at 12:12 +0100, MacFH - C E Macfarlane wrote:
> Jeez, "a couple of years ago"???!!! Don't they make backups more often
> than that???!!!
No, I didn't.
Annoyingly, I did have a friend who'd been staying with us during
lockdown — he was here "for a few weeks while his house purchase went
through" when it hit — who had purchased a new backup server of his own
and was mocking me into compliance when I admitted I didn't have proper
I had *almost* got round to buying a shiny new machine of my own when
the RAID failed in the machine that was lists.infradead.org, and I
realised that the crappy Dell hardware RAID controller had *already*
dropped a disk for some reason without me realising, so it was now
So the last "backup" is from when the lists were last hosted on a
different machine of mine, before it was all moved over to the now-dead
one. And is from May 2018.
> Doubtless that's why this has all come to the wrong email address again,
> and presumably I'll have to change them all again :-(
Yes. Apologies for that.
It's backed up now.... not that that helps.
Maybe after next time I'll start *verifying* my backups too.
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