Re: what to do when libc6 upgrade goes bad
> Having updated libc6, I didn't know whether a reboot was in order, since
> that is a fairly important library for just about everything. Well,
> this was a bad idea, since my machine hung rebooting, and then nothing
> would run once the kernel finished starting. Couldn't log in, rescue
> disk doesn't have dpkg, and I was sorta stuck, and sort of frantic
> (moreso, in fact).
It wasn't necessary to reboot...
Couldn't imoprtant binaries that could stop a machine from rebooting be statically linked to avoid problems like this ?