[CentOS] URGENT: libdvdcss install hosed /var

Thu Dec 11 21:15:08 UTC 2008
Jeff <jlar310 at gmail.com>

On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 3:01 PM, MHR <mhullrich at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 12:29 PM, MHR <mhullrich at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I managed to get a partial solution running.  I rebooted from my
>> installation DVD and started to run an upgrade, but when it got to the
>> reboot part, I booted back to the DVD and ran 'linux rescue'.  I'm not
>> entirely sure what it did besides mangle my /etc/fstab (lost the nfs
>> /home mount), but I just happened to have a backup, so I remounted
>> /home and now everything seems to be working.
>> The system is deathly slow in some areas.  OOo and Evolution take
>> forever to do the simplest things, although Seamonkey and the xterms
>> are working just fine.  I'm going to reboot again to see if that makes
>> any difference.
> It doesn't.  It seems, though, that it is GNOME that is painfully slow
> to start any thing up, and when it is doing so, it hampers everything
> else to some extent.  Slow as in it takes minutes to load programs
> instead of milliseconds....

Are you sure your hard disk is healthy?