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Re: files disappearing??? apt-get fun?

Erik Steffl, 2002-Mar-10 04:17 -0800:
>   not sure how it happened but this is second time that I have found out
> files missing on my computer, I think it's after upgrade but can't be
> sure.
>   some time ago I suddenly found out that xvncviewer file is no longer
> on my computer, it was still listed in locate output and xvncviewer
> package was installed but the program itself was gone. reinstalling
> xvncviewer worked, I didn't find anything else missing.
>   today same thing happened with /usr/X11R6/bin/fvwm* files (they were
> in locate output, the package was listed as installed but the files were
> not there!)
>   not sure if there's anything else missing - is there any way to easily
> check the integrity of debian system (whether the files that system
> thinks are installed are really there)?
>   I used apt-get and aptitude (didn't find similar bug for apt, aptitude
> or dpkg).
>   any ideas? TIA
> 	erik

I think the first thing you should do is check the integrity of
you HDD.  Also, verify that you BIOS supports the size of your
HDD, although Linux can usually get around this, I've had
problems like yours in that situation.


Jeff Coppock		Systems Engineer
Diggin' Debian		Admin and User

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