Accidentally removed important packages

Itamar Reis Peixoto itamar at ispbrasil.com.br
Mon Oct 1 22:32:45 UTC 2007


you don't want chroot to the old filesystem because you dont have rpm 
installed

first read the rpm manual

and install rpm and yum with something like this

rpm -Uvh --force --nodeps --root=/mnt/xyz http://mirror.fedora/yum.rpm 
http://mirror.fedora/rpm.rpm  http://mirror.fedora/grub.rpm etc...








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Itamar Reis Peixoto

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: <pete at safeplace.net>
To: "For users of Fedora" <fedora-list at redhat.com>
Sent: Monday, October 01, 2007 7:36 PM
Subject: Re: Accidentally removed important packages


>> boot with rescue disk and reinstall them
>>
>> --------------------
>>
>> Itamar Reis Peixoto
>>
>> e-mail/msn: itamar at ispbrasil.com.br
>> skype: itamarjp
>> icq: 81053601
>> +55 11 4063 5033
>
> Thank you, Itmar.
>
> I did try that, and was unable to.
>
> Perhaps I did something wrong.
>
> For instance, I tried to chroot into my system and run rpm from
> there but that did not work.
>
> I tried creating a soft link from the rescue system's /usr/bin/rpm to my
> system's /usr/bin and chrooting into my system but that didn't work
> either.
>
> I then just tried to run rpm from the rescue system, but that did not 
> work.
>
> This is what I tried:
>
> rpm -Uvh
> http://mirrors.kernel.org/fedora/releases/7/Fedora/i386/os/Fedora/libstdc++-4.1.2-12.i386.rpm
>
> Thanks.
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