I'm not exactly a
But I made a VERY VERY dumb mistake. Too much coffee or something.
I put a RH9 cdrom into a RH8 server, wanting to install compilers. so I could compile stuff. When I tried using the Xwindow Redhat Package Manager, it complained about a handful of RPM's failing deps, so I went to the command line and RPM -Uvh blah.rpm --nodeps..
Dumb dumb (kicking myself in the head) I wont even go into WHY I did this... Just.. dumb.
So, I've hosed my system.. Samba doesn't work, Xwindows doesn't work, SSH doesn't work... I'm not sure what to do. I tried putting in the RH8 cdrom and RPM -Uvh blah.rpm those RPM's I overwrote with the RH9 packages, but it tells me those files are already installed.
Files in question that I really screwed up are:
All the above were up2date'ed as of today on the RH8 machine. I later in the day popped in a RH9 disc (by mistake by the way.. label those ISO burns well, folks!) and RPM -Uvh package.rpm --nodeps all of the above.
What do you folks suggest I do now? Feel free to call me names, but please post some suggestions