Originally Posted by NiLuJe
@evergamer: The purpose of the dd command was to mangle the var partition, in order for it to be recreated properly on the next boot. So you'll probably have to reboot once before actually being able to use it again
. (Or just run the init script that creates it, but I don't know which one it is off the top of my head).
Oh ok. I'll try rebooting again and a hard boot, then will look for the script.