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my mandrake is setup as follows / = hda7 /home = hda9 if i reinstall and format only hda7 will i be able to access anything i have previously downloaded ...
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    re-installation query


    my mandrake is setup as follows

    / = hda7
    /home = hda9

    if i reinstall and format only hda7 will i be able to access anything i have previously downloaded and stored in /home/downloads

    and should i move all in

    /var/cache/urpmi/rpms/

    to my downloads directory before formatting and reinstalling

    thanks again in advance

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    Yes, that is correct. However it is always a good idea to backup the system first before doing any such thing.

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