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Re: Emergency Editors (was Stabble Tag move)

From: "Martin P. Hellwig" <mhellwig@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2005 18:48:36 +0100

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Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 03:16:57PM +0100, Martin P. Hellwig wrote:
>>After a UPS blowup (and I mean smoke and leakage) a part of / and /etc 
>>was corrupted leaving my fstab , rc.conf and some other stuff crippled. 
>>In my case I did a boot with the dragonfly cd , mounted the partition 
>>and restored a backup.
> OK, why can't you "mount /dev/usr_device /usr" or do a fsck first?
> Joerg

Well, to be honest I didn't think of it at that time ;-) and to get back 
on-topic there is indeed always a way to get of your own created mess, 
but having simple tools and simple directions helps when dealing in an 
already complex situation. The only disadvantage of "simple" is that 
people tend to have a different opinion about what "simple" is.


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