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Re: Firefox, mutt, kicker, konsole crash after FC8 update



On Fri, 2008-01-18 at 06:59 +0100, M. Fioretti wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 17, 2008 22:20:04 PM -0700, Craig White
> (craigwhite azapple com) wrote:
> 
> > ----
> > no way that should have happened...you clearly have corrupted volume(s)
> > and you need to back up your documents (settings if desired) and clean
> > install. 
> > The thing I would be worried about is why this happened because it would
> > seem likely to happen again.
> > 
> > In other words, I can't believe that an update would cause the
> > corruption unless the hard disk map was already broken and then the
> > updates merely exacerbated the problem.
> 
> OK, but even if there's nothing else to do but a clean install, before
> I back up (hoping tar isn't corrupted either...) how can I find out
> exactly what is broken (sw, hw...)? If nothing else, to report a bug,
> be sure that it's just a sw and not hardware problem? Also because if
> the _disk_ is broken, there's little point to reinstall on it, is
> there?
----
agreed, if the disk is unreliable, there's little point of continuing to
use it.

rpm -Va > /tmp/package-verification.txt

would probably be a good place to start

Craig


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