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Re: VMWare does not start after update to libc6-i386?

Kourosh <debian@mindwaresystems.com> writes:

> Goswin von Brederlow said the following on 03/23/2006 08:31 PM:
>> Kourosh <debian@mindwaresystems.com> writes:
>>> On my system, the libraries are there under /emul/ia32-linux/ but
>>> VMware didn't seem to find them.  What I did that appears to fix
>>> the problem was to add the /emul/ia32-linux/ directories to my
>>> /etc/ld.so.conf file and re-run ldconfig as root.  This is what I
>>> added in my ld.so.conf file:
>>> /emul/ia32-linux/lib/ /emul/ia32-linux/usr/lib/
>>> /emul/ia32-linux/usr/X11R6/ /emul/ia32-linux/usr/X11R6/lib/
>>> I'm not sure if all of that is needed, but the last line definitely
>>>  was. Then I re-ran ldconfig and VMware would start.  We'll have to
>>>  see if it keeps working =)
>>> Hope this helps.
>>> Kourosh
>> What libc6 version do you have? ls -lh /lib/ldconfig
>> MfG Goswin
> kourosh@kimiko:~$ ls -lh /lib/ldconfig/
> total 0
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 20 2006-03-23 11:36 emul_ia32-linux_lib ->
> /emul/ia32-linux/lib
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 24 2006-03-23 11:36 emul_ia32-linux_usr_lib ->
> /emul/ia32-linux/usr/lib
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 30 2006-03-23 11:36 emul_ia32-linux_usr_X11R6_lib
> -> /emul/ia32-linux/usr/X11R6/lib

Those three replace the entries in ld.so.conf.

Please remove the entries from ld.so.conf and check with ldconfig -v
that it scans all 3 emul directories and finds the 32bit X libs.

It does here but aparently not for others. And I can't figure out what
is going wrong.


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