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If your /usr and /opt didn't contain too many custom things a
recovery should be quite easy ...
You obviously are able to boot the box. Insert the 1st CD-ROM,
mount it, and do
tar xzf /mnt/cdrom/slackware/a/pkgtools*tgz
upgradepkg --reinstall /mnt/cdrom/*/*tgz
and the same procedure with the second CD.
Seems to be a rather 'worthy' app to look into so I don't repeat similar mistakes.
"Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me."
the shared library which, when preloaded, implements a trash can under GNU/Linux. Through the interception of function calls which might lead to accidental data loss libtrash effectively ensures that your data remains protected from your own mistakes.
So, if I was to preload libtrash I would just put a link in /etc/rc.d/rc.local?
As well is any one aware wether it will work with the reiserfs file system
Another good point for newbee it to look at immutable file option +i
(man chattr and lsattr )
rc.local might be ok
Lifted frm the doc (maybe not latest version)
To activate libtrash:
5 - So that calls to unlink() are intercepted, you must "preload" this
library. This is done by running the following command whenever you log in:
where path_of_symlink_to_libtrash should be substituted with the real path
to that symbolic link (if you didn't modify the INSTLIBDIR variable in the
Makefile, that would be "/usr/local/lib/libtrash.so.0"). This can be
achieved in a painless way by appending that line to a file which gets
executed whenever you log in, such as ~/.profile or ~/.bash_login. If you
wish to activate libtrash for every user on the system, append that line to
Last edited by Emmanuel_uk; 11-08-2005 at 02:38 AM.