Force reinstallation of packages Was: Root-filesystem remounts as read-only during 5.2 upgrade (system completely shoot)
All this leads me to the conclusion that there are only some selected
packages corrupt (and I don't want to reinstall the machine). Would
Installing/Repairing from DVD help?
If you have packages newer than what is on the dvd, I don't think they will
get replaced. You might get away with removing the packages from the rpm
database only and then re-install them, but yum probably wouldn't help you here.
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