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Re: Glibc - configuration and system unable to function
Thanks a lot - i have learnt a lot in the process.
But Alas! i now have installed Debian.
And boy is it different to RH.
I am now having a time of my life configuring
my SiS6215 video card for X-Windows. wish me the best.
--- Lokesh Setia <lsetia78@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
> What do you mean by "No program functions". The
> programs in /bin are
> linked with the libraries in /lib only, so they
> should probably work.
> If your libraries are really corrupted, you can try
> the following:
> 1. At lilo: give the command
> linux init=/bin/ash.static
> (You may or may not have this program installed)
> 2. You will now get a shell, do this:
> echo /usr/lib > /etc/ld.so.conf
> Best of Luck,
> >>>>> "Andrew" == Andrew John
> <andrewljohn@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Andrew> Hi, Guess what, I messed up my system
> this morning.
> Andrew> Problem: 1. I downloaded the
> glib-1.2.9.tgz source and
> Andrew> installed 2. changed the path in
> /etc/ld.conf 3. ran
> Andrew> ldconfig 4. Now no program functions
> Andrew> Distribution : Red Hat 6.1
> Andrew> I have tried to upgrade my system by
> using the
> Andrew> installation disk. It upgrades the
> system but does not
> Andrew> boot. It gives an init:
> Andrew> /usr/local/lib/glib2.../lib...so.6
> cannont be found error.
> Andrew> Does this mean I am done for and have to
> reinstall and
> Andrew> reconfigure all over again or is there a
> more logical way
> Andrew> out?
> Andrew> Regards Andrew P.S. I dont have any
> Andrew> documentation. just need to boot my
> system as it has too
> Andrew> much data. Can I do a fresh
> installation/upgrade without
> Andrew> formatting the disk as this will erase
> all my data?
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