Jump to content
  • Advertisement
Sign in to follow this  
  • entries
    35
  • comments
    67
  • views
    21033

Never Fails

Sign in to follow this  
Devnull

383 views

Just when I need my email the most, my server gets royally horked. My friend who also uses my server asked if he could upgrade PHP there, and I said sure.

Of course, because I'm running Redhat 7.1 (really, really old), he ran into problems. He ended up "upgrading" glibc without really understanding what it is. Well, needless to say, my entire system is hosed beyond belief. Nothing works, and from what I'm reading on the web, it isn't rebootable either. It is well and truly horked. The only thing I can do at this point is try to boot from CD, mount my root filesystem and copy what config stuff I can, reinstall a new Linux (great time to upgrade I guess =/ ) and then reconfigure everything from scratch.

I can't even do anything from the command line. All I get is stuff like this...
Quote:

[devnull@devnullsoftware(/)(4:34pm) ] ls
ls: /lib/ld-linux.so.2: version `GLIBC_2.1.1' not found (required by /lib/i686/libc.so.6)
ls: /lib/ld-linux.so.2: version `GLIBC_2.2.3' not found (required by /lib/i686/libc.so.6)
ls: /lib/ld-linux.so.2: version `GLIBC_2.2' not found (required by /lib/i686/libc.so.6)
[devnull@devnullsoftware(/)(4:34pm) ] ln
ln: /lib/ld-linux.so.2: version `GLIBC_2.1.1' not found (required by /lib/i686/libc.so.6)
ln: /lib/ld-linux.so.2: version `GLIBC_2.2.3' not found (required by /lib/i686/libc.so.6)
ln: /lib/ld-linux.so.2: version `GLIBC_2.2' not found (required by /lib/i686/libc.so.6)
[devnull@devnullsoftware(/)(4:34pm) ]


Ug. %&^%@#%$@# linux. This kind of crap is why Windows wins.

So, now I get to spend the next few days reconfiguring my server. And this is, of course, while I'm waiting for my interview results, and while my wife (a tax accountant) is really needing tax info in her email. *sigh*
Sign in to follow this  


0 Comments


Recommended Comments

There are no comments to display.

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
  • Advertisement
×

Important Information

By using GameDev.net, you agree to our community Guidelines, Terms of Use, and Privacy Policy.

GameDev.net is your game development community. Create an account for your GameDev Portfolio and participate in the largest developer community in the games industry.

Sign me up!