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



On Thu, 2005-04-21 at 15:48 -0700, bruce wrote:
> hi...
> 
> i stupidly just did a 'rm -rf /*r' and i understand that there's no way to
> redo/undo this command.. it seems to have blown away my /usr/bin dir..
> although, for all i know, i may have screwed up a lot more...
> 
> my question, is there someway that i can reinstall the /usr/bin dir.. or am
> i pretty much f*ed up. i have fedora core 2.
> 
> 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..
> 
> -bruce
> bedouglas earthlink net
> 
> 

You can reinstall, but that likely would have blown away /usr  and /var
with all subdirectories.

do backups of what is remaining then reinstall and restore.



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