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Old 11-17-2011, 07:36 AM
Roberto Ragusa
 
Default Does Fedora repair itself..? What can't/doesn't Fedora repair in itself..?

On 11/17/2011 03:31 AM, Linda McLeod wrote:
> Is there a Fedora package that can send an active front-lines point,
> crawling through the whole OS, determining and repairing any new
> damage.. to fix it with an always clean secondary read only image, after
> custom configs done and locked-in the archive OS..?

Not exactly.

But
rpm -V <packagename>
or
rpm -Va
can give you hints about missing/corrupted system files.

Forcing the reinstallation of the damaged packages will fix this
kind of problems.

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Old 11-17-2011, 07:47 PM
Matthew Saltzman
 
Default Does Fedora repair itself..? What can't/doesn't Fedora repair in itself..?

On Thu, 2011-11-17 at 09:36 +0100, Roberto Ragusa wrote:
> On 11/17/2011 03:31 AM, Linda McLeod wrote:
> > Is there a Fedora package that can send an active front-lines point,
> > crawling through the whole OS, determining and repairing any new
> > damage.. to fix it with an always clean secondary read only image, after
> > custom configs done and locked-in the archive OS..?
>
> Not exactly.
>
> But
> rpm -V <packagename>
> or
> rpm -Va
> can give you hints about missing/corrupted system files.
>
> Forcing the reinstallation of the damaged packages will fix this
> kind of problems.

I believe owner and permission problems for files installed by RPMs can
be fixed with 'rpm --setugids' and 'rpm --setperms'.

>

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