accidentally removed /var/db, please help to recover

urello

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Feb 28, 2014
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Hello,

After removal of /var/db directory, the system is unbootable. However i can boot from RecoverHD partition. Is there a way to recover without reinstalling OS?

There is verbose log:

It seems that problem is in BootCacheControl, I moved /System/Library/Extensions/BootCache.kext to other location, but it didn't help
 

Intell

macrumors P6
Jan 24, 2010
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Unless you have a backup of your installation somewhere, you'll have to reinstall Mac OS X.
 

urello

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Feb 28, 2014
7
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I have separate TimeMachine volume. Can I recover from there without reinstalling apps?