Thomas (boggyb) wrote,

Hmm, it looks like Dan may have given me his conjunctivitis. Woke up at some ungodly hour with one eye glued shut by dried sleepy gunk, after coming out of a dream where I dreamt that a wasp had flown into my eye and I'd blinked and caught its wings with my eyelids.

The eye's a bit reddened, but seems to have mostly stopped weeping. Hopefully it won't get any worse.

...on another note, something just wedged the entire computer for 5-10 seconds. Given that the disk light was also on solid, I think I'm about to lose a hard disk (I've been predicting failure for several months now, based on a gradually increasing whine from the bearings). And I think I can guess which one as well. As nice as IBM disks are, they do seem to suffer from a vibrating platter, and have a tendency to after several years throw up their hands and give up with little or no warning.

Well, for a change I actually have a spare, and I've been meaning to get hold of WinXP Pro and install that for a bit. Losing the system disk will give me some incentive to actually do so.

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