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RE: [opensuse] fsck running amok
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 20 Jan 2007 16:44:27 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0701201642370.8622@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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The Friday 2007-01-19 at 20:13 -0600, Greg Wallace wrote:


> Yeah. I'm doing a full system backup and creating a log of which ones I'm
> changing in case something breaks. Then I'm going to go through one by one
> and examine them, renaming them to RPMOLD if they have been bypassed by
> later updates of the file and swapping the RPMNEWs in for the regular RPMs
> if the date on the RPMNEW is more current. If something fouls up, I can
> always recover from the backup.

Don't rename, just move to some other dir. The rpmold name is also used
sometimes, besides rpmnew. Read the man.

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Cheers,
Carlos E. R.

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