[SATLUG] Leon Valley Server retrofit - Contact points

Ernest De Leon edeleonjr at gmail.com
Fri Sep 26 16:42:19 CDT 2008


As long as we know what app was being used to back it up to tape and what
the configuration was like, I'm sure we can restore the data.  Also, was it
the HDD that died, or something else?  We may be able to boot in knoppix to
grab the data.

Ernest

On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 10:53 AM, MK Davis <gtmo321 at earthlink.net> wrote:

> Hi - I live in Leon Valley and just talked with Sherry - the library
> computer person.  Apparently her Linux box is Mitel SME server 6.0 that is
> still operable..taking care of the library web page and workstations.  She
> lost her Windoz box that once handle the library book list, members account
> (anti virus and firewall programs ??).  She was able to get a Window Server
> 2003 installed on a new computer. Her immediate need is to get the Windoz
> 2003 up and running with the library data.  Both, the dead Windoz  and Mitel
> boxes have tape back up...that she hope can be used to restore data. These
> are just my impressions - If there is someone out there, who enjoy milk and
> cookies, (not certain) for their Linux/Mitel expertise - this level of IT is
> above my pay grade. Any help that you give, I am sure the lady volunteers
> will appreciate your contribution.
>
> Mike
>
> W6GAR
>
>
>
>
> Ernest De Leon wrote:
>
>> I will be in town Oct. 1, so if it can wait until that weekend, I'm game
>> to
>> carpool with someone out there and check things out. We can probably get
>> them up and running on much less hardware.  Who else is volunteering for
>> this?  I have a spare WRT54G already flashed with DD-WRT and lots of spare
>> parts.  I'm sure we can put something together for them.
>>
>> Ernest
>>
>> On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 9:36 PM, Chris <crynosys at grandecom.net> wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>>> Thanks to several computer meltdowns I am finally getting back around to
>>> this.
>>> The librarians have almost given up on me.
>>> So I'll just post the contact points and get the hell out of the way.
>>>
>>> Leon Valley Library --  Ask for Sherry  ---
>>> Public - 684-0720
>>>
>>> My contact info
>>> crynosys (at) satx (dot) rr (dot) com
>>> e-mail and I'll post you a cell
>>>
>>>
>>>
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