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Old 10-02-2004, 03:56 PM   #1
PurpleMotion
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Unhappy /var/log/packages gone!


I have no idea what happened, but suddenly all these dirs are missing:

/var/log/packages
/var/log/removed_packages
/var/log/removed_scripts
/var/log/scripts
/var/log/setup

Also /var/log/qmail and it subdirs was erased.

The dirs have not been rm'd.

How can they be rebuilt? As you probably know, I can't use pkgtools and its command tools as those dirs are blank.
I'm not particularily fond of reinstalling..

edit: The last daemon that wrote to /var/log dir was apcupsd. It created some event files. The last package installed is genpower. Installed with swaret

Last edited by PurpleMotion; 10-02-2004 at 03:59 PM.
 
Old 10-02-2004, 04:04 PM   #2
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Never mind.. The disk that /var/log resides on was not succesfully mounted. That's why those dirs where missing.
 
  


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