[PlanetCCRMA] help rh 9.0

Fernando Pablo Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Thu Jul 24 17:31:01 2003

> In an attempt to get alsa working on my system I did the following:
> rpm -e rpm -e alsa-kernel-smp-2.4.21-1.ll.acpi-0.9.4-2.cvs
> Which it seems removed the rpm package manager and its libraries.

I did this once by mistake and there is no easy way to recover that I
know off. If you have another similar machine you can transplant all rpm
related files with a tarfile to the broken machine but the rpm database
will reflect the packages installed in the other machine, which is not
good (unless both machines have the same packages installed). It would
be possible to fix the system somewhat with some scripts but it would
not be pretty... (that's what I did to get the machine in some kind of
working condition)

-- Fernando