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Re: i just did a rm -rf /*r as root!!!



On Thu, Apr 21, 2005 at 04:03:48PM -0700, Richard E Miles wrote:
> > this is a critical system that i was putting alot of things on.. i haven't
> > done anything else to the box after my mistake..
> I believe you've lost your system. You will have to reinstall.

Probably true. However, if you have /home as a separate partition, and kept
your critical things there, you should be able to choose to not reformat
that partition during the install, and end up without losing your important
stuff.

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