Problem booting under F16

Sam Varshavchik mrsam at
Sun Nov 27 05:27:54 UTC 2011

Joe Zeff writes:

> On 11/26/2011 09:10 PM, Sam Varshavchik wrote:
> > Furthermore, if you have a corrupted, it wouldn't matter
> > which kernel you're booting. You wouldn't be able to boot anything. No
> > matter which kernel you boot, you're running the same userspace, and the
> > same set of userspace libraries. If a fundamental, key rpm like glibc is
> > bad, you're bricked, until you fix it in rescue mode.
> First, glibc was one of the things brought it.  Second, I don't encrypt
> anything on this computer.

No, you most certainly do. Everyone who installs Fedora ends up encrypting  
something. I'll bet that all your passwords in /etc/shadow are encrypted,  
for example. Because that's the kind of things is responsible  

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