Replacement disk came. Installed it, looks like it works. I decided to switch from xfs to reiserfs. Ever since my laptop lost most of its files over a year ago, I've been meaning to transition the rest of my stuff away from xfs.
My next mini project really needs to be automated backup to gmail. Preferably using someone else's already-tested software.
Oh, the free version of Tyrian 2000 seems to work perfectly with DOSBox. You can get it from the underdogs. Except it's all weird because they added all kinds of stuff and changed the name of Lord ZZT to something like Lord Copenhagen.
Walked around in the rain a lot today. I like rainy days, as long as they're just once-in-a-while. Even when it's 45F outside.