Urgent need Help with glibc

Alexandre Oliva aoliva at redhat.com
Sat Jun 19 05:42:31 UTC 2004

On Jun 18, 2004, "Michael Jürgens" <info at hunnenburg.de> wrote:

> I have a big problem with a RH8 Server.
> I installed fedora glibc rpm on a redhat 8.0 by mistake.
> And now it is impossible to start rpm updates anymore.
> rpm exits with segmentation fault.

> unfortunally I have no access to the console of the server (it is in a
> data center far away).

IIRC I've recovered from a similar situation once by copying select
libraries from another similar box on which I hadn't made the same
mistake to /tmp/recovery/lib, and then running something like
/tmp/recovery/lib/ld-linux.so.2 --library-path /tmp/recovery/lib \
/bin/rpm ...

> Is there any chance?

Probably worth a shot.

Alexandre Oliva             http://www.ic.unicamp.br/~oliva/
Red Hat Compiler Engineer   aoliva@{redhat.com, gcc.gnu.org}
Free Software Evangelist  oliva@{lsd.ic.unicamp.br, gnu.org}

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