[arch-general] The pacman upgrading error has been solved

Paul Gideon Dann pdgiddie at gmail.com
Mon Mar 10 12:33:59 EDT 2014

On Monday 10 Mar 2014 16:20:25 Cao, Renzhi wrote:
> Thanks Paul!
>        The reason why I copy /bin/* to /mnt/bin is my/mnt/bin is not exists.
> I don't know what happens, it seems this is deleted when I try to fix my
> problem. I will see if my system works well, if not, I will be back again
> :)

This is because everything in /bin was moved to /usr/bin, and /bin was supposed to 
become a symlink to /usr/bin. When you do this:

ls -la /

Do you see:

/bin -> usr/bin
/lib -> usr/lib
/lib64 -> usr/lib
/sbin -> usr/bin

Hopefully, you will. If not, you need to do some more work.

>        Indeed, I learn a lot  and now becomes more confident! I will tell my
> adviser to do the backups for all the systems. If someday I lose the data,
> I will share that "good news" to you immediately, and I believe that will
> make a lot of fun for you and the community!



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