Installing glibc 2.10.90-10 hosed my system last night

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at
Thu Jul 30 09:16:54 UTC 2009

On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 10:11:56AM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> It looked a lot like bug 509655, but obviously with a different
> version of glibc.  I'm trying to rerun prelink from a rescue CD to see
> if that will work.

Update: The workaround described in bug 509655 [1] got the machine as
far as booting, but X / GNOME is still severely broken.


[1] Boot from a rescue CD and do:

chroot /mnt/sysimage /usr/sbin/prelink -ua

Richard Jones, Emerging Technologies, Red Hat
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