Re: [2.3.2.ds1-8] libc6-i686: fork fails assertions but not on all boxes.
On Sat, Nov 01, 2003 at 07:11:57PM -0800, Karl M. Hegbloom wrote:
> I am not on the list: please CC.
> I installed the libc6-i686 package on my dual P-III (VP6 mainboard)_
> running Linux 2.4.20-vp6+evms+xfs, and it works fine. It actually seems
> a little quicker, subjectively. So, I thought, wow, let's use this on
> the laptop also... and installed it in my Thinkpad running a 2.4.20
> built specially for it. Right after that, nothing works any longer.
> I see a pile of assert messages from the libc (see attachment). I tried
> to reboot it, and it would not launch "init". So then, to repair it, I
> booted a Knoppix 3.2 Mosix CD I have, and opened a root shell, mounted
> the hard drive, cd'd into it, and then, just for the hell of it, typed
> "chroot .". ???! Everything works fine. So, I conclude that there's
> something missing from the kernel I was running on that laptop, since it
> works fine under the "Linux Knoppix 2.4.21-rc7-openmosix #12 SMP Sun Jun
> 8 18:19:32 CEST 2003 i686 GNU/Linux" it's running now.
What's the kernel's version that failed? Would it happen to have an
EXTRAVERSION starting with a dot? -9 will fix a bug in that case.
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