Our friendly neighborhood Charles Miller fscked his hardrive tonight:
I meant to type: dd if=rescue.bin of=/dev/fd0. I typed dd if=rescue.bin of=/dev/hda. I have utterly destroyed the partition table on my primary hard drive. I have no backups. I am so completely fucked.
Don't drink and su.
Doh! I feel your pain. However, it seems a few hours later he's well on the road to recovery from the disaster, so that's good. Raible had a similar brush with HD Death recently also (I'll link to it when I can see Matt's site again).
This might be a good time for everyone to put "Back Up Hard Drive" at the top of their action items for this weekend again.