dealing with a slightly flaky USB drive; unkillable bash process

Adam Funk a24061 at
Wed Sep 23 20:20:09 UTC 2015

On 2015-09-23, Liam Proven wrote:

> On 23 September 2015 at 16:17, Adam Funk <a24061 at> wrote:
>> I'll take a closer look, but the enclosure looks fairly well sealed up
>> (i.e., hard to open without breaking).
> Which is more valuable to you, a drive enclosure which can probably be
> replaced for under US$50, or your data?

In this case, the enclosure is worth nothing because I was planning to
throw the whole thing away anyway --- I'm just concerned about
damaging the internal drive in the process of cracking the enclosure
open.  Also in this case, the data isn't worth a lot, as I'd already
backed up most of it elsewhere.

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