Bryn M. Reeves
bmr at redhat.com
Mon Mar 11 13:30:32 UTC 2013
On 03/11/2013 01:28 PM, Patrick Dupre wrote:
> Quoting lun, 11 mar 2013 Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net>:
>> Am 11.03.2013 14:18, schrieb Patrick Dupre:
>>> I made a BIG mistake,
>>> I removed /var/lib.
>> the machine is done
>>> How can I reinstall it?
>> what do you imagine to "reinstall"
>> no way - /var/lib contains as example the complete RPM-database
> In the past it was possible to recover the database with:
> rpm --rebuilddb
That just rebuilds indexes from package headers - it's never been able
to recreate a completely missing RPMDB.
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