On Mon, Dec 09, 2002 at 11:49:21PM -0900, Ethan Benson wrote:
>On Mon, Dec 09, 2002 at 04:51:31PM -0500, George Georgalis wrote:
>> yes, accept in this case it looks as if /sbin/xfsrestore would have
>> fixed my / quickly and easily, however it was easier to rebuild the os
>> than to get xfsrestore on a running xfs compatible rescue image.
>> In retrospect, I think it makes good sense to keep fs repair tools
>> on both /sbin and /usr/sbin no need to link -s /usr/sbin/xfsrestore
>> /sbin/xfsrestore when cp can save your arse.
>no that makes no sense at all, if / is hosed your box won't boot, if
>you don't have a rescue disk with xfs_repair (or whatever fsck goes
>with the filesystem your using) your a loon.
I beg your pardon?
Indeed /sbin/xfs_repair was the recommended tool. If I had copied it to
/usr/sbin I (supposidly) could have repaired my root partition in no
time. Oddly, I still think it makes good sence, even if I have lost my
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