antonio_farinetti at yahoo
Sep 21, 2004, 7:19 PM
Post #3 of 5
It was a current system, that got updated to the 0918
release of glibc, upon the advice of people in
#gentoo-amd64, I have reformatted because nothing they
could suggest helped. I believe LV chalked this up to
a glibc thing.
emerge -u life -p
--- William Tetrault <xcourse97 [at] charter> wrote:
> Sorry to hear about the problems you've been having!
> Is this a new
> system you're building up? or have you already had
> it running OK and
> this is just a new install? What is your hardware
> On Tue, 2004-09-21 at 12:19, Antonio Farinetti
> > Any of you that were in #gentoo-amd64 last night
> you know the fiasco I
> > had to go through installing the new glibc in
> portage, otherwise here
> > is a list of the problems I was having and am
> > * It somehow deleted the symlink from /lib
> to /lib64
> > * PAM got corrupted some how, which I beleve
> had to do with the
> > above
> > After fixing the symlink, Klugeflang (sp?)
> suggested I re-bootstrap,
> > which I did, and then emerge -e world. Well this
> has caused several
> > SEVERE problems.
> > No processes will end. They run, and when they are
> supposed to end,
> > the don't. They just become defunct, and refuse to
> die, even with
> > kill, and killall.
> > For some reason the defunt processes make both of
> my CPUs go to 100%
> > usage, and I've had load raitings in the 10-15
> range, which is insane.
> > I tried to reboot, but X refuses to start now
> saying its lacking a
> > keyboard (wtf?), and if I log in at a console
> window after one command
> > (ls, ps, emerge, etc) it sticks. The only way I'm
> able to see whats
> > going on is to get to an unused console and use
> top. The only way I've
> > been able to kill a running process is to kill it
> with signal 1
> > (login).
> > PLEASE HELP! I'm really screwed here!
> > Antonio Farinetti, Loyal gentoo user since 2000.
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