[CentOS] Re: Force reinstallation of packages Was: Root-filesystem remounts as read-only during 5.2 upgrade (system completely shoot)

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Thu Jun 26 16:15:00 UTC 2008

> All this leads me to the conclusion that there are only some selected
> packages corrupt (and I don't want to reinstall the machine). Would
> Installing/Repairing from DVD help?
If you have packages newer than what is on the dvd, I don't think they will 
get replaced. You might get away with removing the packages from the rpm 
database only and then re-install them, but yum probably wouldn't help you here.

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