[arch-general] Problems of using pacman and updating the filesystem

Andres Fernandez andres at softwareperonista.com.ar
Fri Mar 7 02:20:50 EST 2014

I think you should boot with an Arch Installer, then chroot and try to fix
your system removing the package that has files on those directories,
following the steps on the Arch news about this issue. An then update
again. I think that this will solve your trouble.

Andrés Fernandez
Software Peronista
El 07/03/2014 04:13, "Caorenzhi" <rcrg4 at mail.missouri.edu> escribió:

> Hi, there are some files in /sbin,/usr/sbin. Should I just remove them
> directly and then run pacman -s filesystem?   I find out that I cannot
> access the internet this time, can I still use that command?
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Mar 7, 2014, at 1:07, Simon Brand <simon.brand at postadigitale.de> wrote:
> > Am 07.03.2014 07:49, schrieb Cao, Renzhi (MU-Student):
> >> Now, for my problem, is there any way to repair that? Or you think I
> should reinstall my arch linux system?
> >
> > I am not a fan of reinstalling only to fix the system, but you should
> > update more frequently ;)
> >
> > Chroot into your system, then look into /bin, /sbin and /usr/sbin, there
> > shouldnt be any files. You can try then
> > pacman -S filesystem
> >
> > Good luck!
> >

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