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removed files from /tmp/ directory - can't login anymore

I'm a system integrator(evidently noob), and today i've made my first scan with rkhunter, a tool that look into the system for check the presence of rootkits. After that scan i -foolishly- decided to ...
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sshd installation broken. Repair with only file system access

I broke the sshd installation on a remote host and now ssh doesn't startup. I can mount the file system on the host through a rescue system. The rescue system is debian based and the host system is ...
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LVM: Using an image of a PV?

I have a logical volume spanning several drives. One of those drives (3TB, the largest of the bunch) is dying, and I am currently making an image of it (via ddrescue). I'm not yet sure on how to use ...
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Cannot login after restore with mondorescue on centos 6.4

I backup my server with mondorescue. My cli was : #>mondoarchive -O -s 4350m -d path -p backup -i -N -E "\tmp" I succeed my backup. I burn my DVD. The restoration succeed. But first, it doesn't ...
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RHEL6: Specify Rescue Method from initrd append options

I have a PXE menu configuration that I'm working on. It incorporates the RHEL6 Rescue option in order to perform repairs after booting from the network. The Rescue boot environment asks three basic ...
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Add generic rescue kernel on Gentoo

I have a Gentoo machine (64-bit) with software RAID on boot which was set up previously by someone who optimised the kernel for that machine. Now I want to shift the disks to a new machine (also ...
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How to boot with RAID 1 in GRUB rescue?

Basic working system details: I used the Ubuntu 12.04 server CD to install a server. I have 2 disks. I made a raid 1 array just like in ubuntu server guide : ...
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How do I recover from boot error when my root is on RAID and LVM? [closed]

When a (Archlinux) system that has its root on RAID and LVM is misconfigured and does not boot, what steps are needed to recover it?
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I run as root user in a subdir this command: mv /*

In a subdir (/var/www/html/subdir) by error I run as root: mv /* . It move ALL files under the working directory, commands as ls, mv, cat, not work, inclusive run by ./bin/ls. Keyboard and Mouse was ...
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Recovering data from a damaged disk

So have this problem. Have a 500G disk with data that has crashed. I need to recover data. I used ddrescue to first create an image and I have recovered 455G to that image. Now, I do not know what ...
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can't mount /dev/vg00/var

I'm trying to access data on a hard drive using a rescue system. I've mounted the root partition as so: mount /dev/md1 /mnt If I do cat /mnt/etc/fstab I see /dev/vg00/var /var xfs So ...
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Boot CD for ia64

I'm looking for rescue or live CDs for Itanium servers, but the only bootable CDs I've found are the distros installation CDs. Mainly I want to clone the servers disks, and also check memory or disk ...
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Is it possible to kickstart Redhat 5.5 x64 rescue?

I'm trying to kickstart a system over the network into rescue using ILO/DRAC. Through the DRAC, I can virtually mount Redhat's boot.img ISO. Is there an easy way to do this? I created a kickstart ...
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hyper v force merge .avhd

I have a server running windows 2008 hyper v with 4 virtual machines on it. There was some raid controller issue and I've lost parts of the snapshots in the process due to corruption. I am wondering ...
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Rescuing grub on RAID+LVM

I have a dual SATA drive setup for a file storage/general purpose box, which is arranged thus: /dev/sda1 + /dev/sda1 = /dev/md0 RAID1 --> /boot /dev/sda2 + /dev/sdb2 = /dev/md1 RAID1 --> LVM with ...