seeking JFS recovery wisdom
scott at guppylog.com
Thu May 3 17:49:56 UTC 2007
On Thu, 2007-05-03 at 13:34 -0400, David Abrahams wrote:
> 2. reinstall ubuntu and use my old /home partition.
This one. There's no way to know for sure that the system is 100%
otherwise from what you describe.
I don't think jfs is any better, or worse than ext3 for this. Use
whatever you like.
Also, if your system is un-swiss-cheesed enough, try to get the current
packages installed thusly:
sudo dpkg -l | grep ii
Or, for a version of the list that is JUST the package names, saved to a
file called pkglist:
dpkg -l | grep ii | cut -d ' ' -f3 >pkglist
That way, after you reinstall, you have the list of packages you need.
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