[K12OSN] OT: hard drive emergency -- update

Jim Kronebusch jim at winonacotter.org
Fri Feb 4 18:27:23 UTC 2005

> I'm not familiar with the freezer trick.  I assume it 
> involves putting the drive in the freezer...  Is there a 
> pretty good success rate with this trick, and how long is the 
> drive usually readable for when you do this?  It would be 
> great if I could gain enough time to copy all of the pictures 
> off of the drive.

I actually had it work twice.  I have no idea how long it would have ran
cause I immediately copied the data off after I saw it took off.  I have
also had unplugging the drive while running and plugging it back in
(gives things a little jog) work before as well.

But don't get your hopes too high.

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