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RE: undo rm deleteing /etc very urgent



On Sat, 2004-05-08 at 12:10 +0200, issa rabba' wrote:
> Thanks man :(
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: fedora-list-bounces redhat com [mailto:fedora-list-bounces redhat com]
> On Behalf Of Ron Goulard
> Sent: Saturday, May 08, 2004 11:07 AM
> To: For users of Fedora Core releases
> Subject: RE: undo rm deleteing /etc very urgent
> 
> On Sat, 2004-05-08 at 06:00, issa rabba' wrote:
> > Dear:
> > 
> > Yeas it's ext3, but realy I don't have Credit Card so that I can purchase
> > that software, and now I lost the connection to the server, but I stell
> has
> > ftp connection to the server, can you help please?
> 
> If all you have now is an ftp connection, you won't be able to fix the
> files in /etc since a decently setup ftp server will not allow access to
> that directory.  I think you're stuck.  I don't have any suggestions for
> you.
>  
> Sorry,
> Ron
<snip>

I suggest you make a mini linux floppy or cd (eg toms root bootdisk) and
boot from that. Then mount the root file system from the harddrive and
copy etc files from another system. Modify inittab to start in console
mode and also edit fstab. Then reboot and reconfigure peripherals.





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