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I accidentaly erased /var/lib/*, in a red hat enterprise 3 server. Apparently still works fine, because files in there are created by the programas that use this directory. Does anyone ...
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- 01-30-2008 #1
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- Jan 2008
Does anyone can tell me if there is something I should restore by hand, or its safe to let it like this?
Thanks a lot for your help
- 01-31-2008 #2
If you have a backup, try and restore it.
If not.. the dir: /var/lib houses your RPM repositories and other information, (slocatie database)
It's not a big problem that it's gone, most will be rebuild when you restart the system.
But you will have to rebuild the whole RPM database.
That could be a problem.---[ MS09-99896 - Vulnerability in All MS Windows OS ; Using Windows Could Allow Remote Code Execution. ]---
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