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Old 07-16-2012, 12:10 PM   #1
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looks like i've inadvertantly deleted the -/usr file. Now at startup I'm getting...

INIT: Id "x" respawning too fast: disabled for 5 minutes

Can anyone suggest a fix?
 
Old 07-16-2012, 12:21 PM   #2
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Usually "/usr" is a directory...not a file (depending on the Linux distro).

You should be able to recover from a backup if you have one.

-C
 
Old 07-16-2012, 12:25 PM   #3
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Thanks Custangro. Assuming that I can locate the backup, what is my next step? Simply re-boot from the backup source?
 
Old 07-16-2012, 01:29 PM   #4
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Depending on how you backed up the server...

But you will need to boot from a live cd of some sort.

Mount the HD of the server (something like this)

Code:
mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/
Then restore the "/usr" directory (something like this)

Code:
cp -a usr /mnt/
It would help if you would provide the OS you are running and how you backed it up.

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