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Re: unpacked src.tar.gz in /usr
> Hi list,
> I think I have a big problem. I unpacked the src.tar.gz (3.4 RELEASE) in
> the /usr directory instead of the /usr/src/directory.
> Since this pc is my gateway and there is no way I can reinstall this machine
> now I have to try to solve this while still booted.
> All programs in /usr are failing now, I can't even ssh in.
> I want to try to overwrite everything with the original data in the
> installation tarballs, but I don't know how to get them on this system when
> things like ssh, ftp, lynx aren't working.
> Any suggestions?
1) Be more careful ;-)
2) Install a CD and boot with an installation CD into single mode, make a
backup of /etc and extract all the sets from the CD into /a, where /a is a
temporary mountpoint of your /
3) Get another box, make it a firewall, then schmuck with the old one as
much as you want.