Recovery? recent "make world" rendered system unusable (64 bit
M. Warner Losh
imp at bsdimp.com
Tue Nov 18 09:03:26 PST 2003
In message: <86islhoc35.fsf at Palimpsest.saic.hq.nasa.gov>
Chris Shenton <Chris.Shenton at hq.nasa.gov> writes:
: I'm looking for recommendations on how to recover, hopefully without
: trashing my critical system files like /etc/passwd. Ideally, I guess
: I'd like a way to replace all the broken binaries and any related
: libraries without overwriting other files.
Grab a recent snapshot. Boot off of that with the fixit
functionality. Fix things. Chances are good that you'll be able to
build a new kernel with the kernel that you booted...
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