"Last week we reported on the situation where LGP has been
without its server for a month and a half after their single server
lost its lone hard drive used to host the Linux Game Publishing
web-site (along with the LGP-owned Tux Games and Happy Penguin
web-sites), their online store, and their Digital Rights Management
platform for their Linux games. LGP didn't keep around any recent
backups and this server was not mirrored but just running with an
off-the-shelf Serial ATA hard drive that evidently failed and then
additionally suffered from firmware corruption, chemical
degradation, and file-system damage, according to Michael Simms,
the CEO of LGP.
"We're now into the seventh week of this ordeal and the last
official update from LGP posted to their text web-site (we also
have yet to receive a response to our LGP emails) was last
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