Re: disaster upgrading to elf
On Tue, 16 Jan 1996 16:31:55 +0000 (GMT), Nikhil Nair <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> I can't help with the tar problem, but was wondering - how much of
> your system is dead? If it's just the shared libraries, and if
> you've still got libc4-*.deb and libc5-*.deb, could you sort things
> out with a rescue disk?
I was able to fix the libraries so that the system was working.
However, when I rebooted I got an endless stream of errors. I decided
it was a lost cause and wiped my partitions to restore from tape. My
rescue disks have the bad version of tar on them.
> If it helps at all, I can confirm that Ian Jackson's suggestion for
> the upgrade procedure works perfectly. Last night, in single-user
That's good to know. I'll try it after my dissertation is finished.