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



Hi again:

 

Thy this in the rescue mode:

 

# chroot /mnt/sysimage

# ls /usr/local

 

HTH

 


From: fedora-list-bounces redhat com [mailto:fedora-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of M.K
Sent: Saturday, March 18, 2006 4:25 PM
To: For users of Fedora Core releases
Subject: Re: Help Please Can I reinsall FC 2 without losing my data

 

My data are in  usr/local directory
when I  am i shell and use
cd usr  and ls results
bin      lib       sbin  share   X11R6
int the list does not show local directory.Because I am in rescue mode does not show local directory
isn't it?




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

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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