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advice needed.. accidently running tmpwatch at wrong place

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by oprock, Feb 21, 2008.

  1. oprock

    oprock Member

    Mar 26, 2006
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    i have this one problem:

    this morning i was trying to clear /tmp partition but i didnt realize what i type was:

    tmpwatch 0 / when it suppose to be tmpwatch 0 /tmp . i manage to press CTRL+C after few seconds but what happen is cpanel/whm is showing blank page, ssh connection refused, server login or ftp login not accepted even when i try to login to server directly at datacenter as root user. but surprisingly the website works just as not sure whether the server will reboot fine if i try to rebooting it.

    i need the data inside the hdd so i need some advice pls:

    1. it is possible for me to boot using cent-os cd and then running some kind of fix or reinstallation without disturbing the current partition and files?


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