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Re: Help Please Can I reinsall FC 2 without losing my data

Thanks for your fast replay,
I am not sure what you meant, are your suggesting to reinstall FC2.

On 3/18/06, Paul F. Johnson <paul all-the-johnsons co uk> wrote:

> I reboot the computer And used FC2's First CD with Linux rescue mode I
> did not get any errors . after continuing many steps
> the message I got  " Your system is mounted under the /mnt/sysimage
> directory"
> and the shell prompt came.  sh-2.05b#
> The result of  "ls" command:
> bin             etc           linuxra             mnt
> oldtmp            sbin                 sys                usr
> dev              lib             lost+fund            modules
> proc        selinux         temp             var

You can get to your old system by issuing

chroot /mnt/sysimage

and from there, you should be able to fix the problem - assuming you
know what the problem is in the first place!

> My question is if I reinstall FC2 without  any modification on dsk
> partitions,  is  it possible to loose my data
> "database and programs"  that I have under  usr/local/           ?

Results may vary, but I've never managed it.


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