> If I've understood correctly then migrating the data across and
> reformatting might not be enough. Any data that you might read from that
> partition is already suspect, since the system can't know which disk to
> believe. Reinstalling the whole thing is obviously the safest bet, but
> if you can neatly re-install the packages concerned (depends on how much
> is on your root partition) overwriting the old copies of the files, it
> mightn't be so bad.
>> At the same time, I don't think you can trust your disks now, so you'd
> probably want a low-level check to find out who's telling porkies.
> Better still if you can do this before you go to the trouble of fixing
> things, or it might just happen all over again. :(
Running rpm -Va (or the debian equivalent) might be useful.
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