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



Maybe you can mount a USB-disk, then copy the data into it.
M.K wrote:

How could I backup the data in Rescue mode with shell   sh-2.05b# ?
Thanks,
Mkohan



On 3/18/06, *Yu Shilin* <lunziyu gmail com <mailto:lunziyu gmail com>> wrote:

    Bakup the data is the first choice, i think.

    Paul F. Johnson wrote:

    >Hi,
    >
    >
    >
    >>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.
    >
    >TTFN
    >
    >Paul
    >
    >

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