Re: Can't login anymore
Chuma Agbodike wrote:
>Thanks Oliver. You nailed it.
>I had forced install of libreadlineg2, libc6 and a bunch of other stuff post
>gresql 6.2.1 was complaining about that it needed. Boy! am I sorry I did
>What a mess. My dotmatrix
>printer now prints a line a minute. Still can't figure that one out. Fixed s
>Anyway you mentioned changing /bin/bash to some other shell. I tried csh and
> it made it possible to login. But when I tried to run some scripts I go
>So I reinstalled libreadline2 from cdrom. Booted and I get my usuual login p
>Now maybe you can help. How do I get libreadling2 to install. With it I can
>progres psql. Without it I get a buzzing sound until I control-C.
>I think I still have libc6 in there. But maybe that's why am having trouble
> with printing.
I think you need to read the Debian libc5 to libc6 Mini-HOWTO posting which
appears every week or so on this list, thanks to Scott Ellis. You need to
complete the process of installing libc6. This involves upgrading several
libc5-compatible libraries so that they can co-exist with libc6.
>Also can you tell me what version of progres you run .
6.2.1, compiled with libc6 headers. I'm hoping to upload a Debian package of
it tomorrow; it's being tested now.
>Incidently I sent you a message a few days before I got into this jam.
>To firstname.lastname@example.org and pointed out to you that the URL in your signature is
Fixed, thanks. (I never got the mail, but I had a whole lot of trouble with
mail a couple of days back and lost a whole chunk down a black hole.)
Oliver Elphick Oliver.Elphick@lfix.co.uk
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