Goodbye, Fedora

Benny Amorsen benny+usenet at
Thu Feb 22 06:49:50 UTC 2007

>>>>> "AC" == Alan Cox <alan at> writes:

AC> You boot the rescue CD and use rpm --root to do the reinstall of
AC> the package. If you aren't an expert you ask on the user list and
AC> get told how to do that.

Normally you can rescue a deleted file by finding a process holding
the file open and doing a cp from /proc/123/fd/. Unfortunately
libraries tend to only be mmapped, with the fd long gone. Is there a
way to rescue a file which is only mmapped?


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