[SATLUG] Leon Valley Server retrofit - Contact points

MK Davis gtmo321 at earthlink.net
Fri Sep 26 18:50:10 CDT 2008


The Mitel box is dead...dead.  don't  know if it was the power supply or 
what...I did not touch it...and own it.. another computer with a tape 
drive to recover the backup data might be a good  idea.

mike

Ernest De Leon wrote:
> 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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