[ILUG] Corrupt group file
John P. Looney
john at antefacto.com
Fri Apr 6 16:24:27 IST 2001
On Fri, Apr 06, 2001 at 04:03:16PM +0100, Karl Monaghan mentioned:
> I'm after fecking up my groups file (that'll teach me to mess around with
> stuff) on my redhat 6.2 box and a search on google hasn't yielded any gems
> of inspiration.
> I know there is a problem with it 'cause when I try and run locate it says
> that it cannot find the group slocate (check and it's in the file) or the
> group file is corrupt.
> So is there anyway of fixing it? I've tried copying the group file from the
> RH cd and adding the slocate group using groupadd -r slocate but it still
> and ideas? Or do I resort to the windows method of format and reinstall?
> (not *too* onerious as I only installed it yesterday.)
Try use this one; it's from a RedHat 6.2 box I have here;
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