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Old 12-12-2012, 09:34 AM   #1
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Problems with my machine - Commands not running.. "cannot execute binary file"


Hi all,

I'm having an issue on my machine. Fedora 14.

At least today, when ever i try to run certain commands i get the following show up.

-bash: /bin/mv: cannot execute binary file

I've looked in the /bin/ folder and it looks like several files are missing.

mv, bash, more etc..

Don't believe i have done anything to remove this either. I've checked through my history as much as i can but can't see anything.

I've got access to another linux distro but not the same as my own so i can get a copy of the files if required.
 
Old 12-12-2012, 11:56 AM   #2
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you probably deleted them. if they are not there then you are practically hosed.
 
Old 12-12-2012, 12:06 PM   #3
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That is unusual, I would backup your important stuff and the check the HDD using a SMART long test using either smartctl or the manufacturer utils. These CDs may help in this:
http://www.sysresccd.org/SystemRescueCd_Homepage
http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/
 
Old 12-12-2012, 01:03 PM   #4
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Quote:
Originally Posted by trey85stang View Post
you probably deleted them. if they are not there then you are practically hosed.
I agree, I would back up all of your important files and then do a reinstall of your OS. But backing up your files is key!
 
  


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