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Re: /home directary data loss



On Sun, 2009-01-11 at 12:41 +0800, 王召峰 wrote:
> Help!
> I used "yum update" updated my system the other day, then I restarted
> the computer, but it couldn't get in!
> So I used the DVD containing Fedora ISO to rescue the system, but I
> still saw nothing in /home/houghes which stores all my important
> files! 
> But then my first aim was to get the system up, and I used the DVD and
> chose "update existing sytem" hoping to get back to the point where I
> hadn't updated Fedora using "yum update". Though this is not the
> result, I got it!
> But I still couldn't see anything in /home/houghes !
> And since the system start-up process is so different from before, I
> covered /boot/grub/grub.conf with /boot/grub/grub.conf~ , and the
> start-up is normal now!
> But how Can I Get My /home/houghes data back?! Help!
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Is it possible that /home was on a separate partition and isn't mounted?

what do you get when run the following commands?

fdisk -l /dev/sda
mount

Craig


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