Re: Crash in fork.c on everything = install hosed
On Mon, 03 Nov 2003 19:42:08 -0500,
Mental Patient wrote:
> Last time I broke libc, I fixed it by booting off my rescue
> (knoppix) cd. Mounted all the filesystems under
> /mnt/debian. It looked like
> I used knoppix to download the libc6 deb and copied it to the root
> filesystem (/mnt/debian) of the hosed installation.
> I then cd'd into /mnt/debian and did the following: ar x
> PACKAGE.deb That left 2 files, data.tar.gz and
> control.tar.gz. I untared data.tar.gz and rebooted.
Does knoppix come with a working dpkg? If it does you can also
you dpkg -x PACKAGE.deb target_directory
> It worked, I was fine. Just to be sure, I did an apt-get
> --reinstall install libc6 to make sure everything was updated
> (package info, control scripts, etc).