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I don't know what the hell happened, but I've broken Gentoo. Whenever I enter any command, it just returns the output and hangs, not letting me do anything else. I've ...
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    Gentoo is...broken (Solved)


    I don't know what the hell happened, but I've broken Gentoo.
    Whenever I enter any command, it just returns the output and hangs, not letting me do anything else. I've tried booting with init=/bin/bash but it's still borked. The only thing I can think of is that I emerged glibc a couple hours before it started, but it seemed to come right out of the blue. Any ideas?

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    You emerged glibc? The ~x86 version? If so it's untested and may have something to do with the problem, maybe boot up a livecd, mount the partitions, chroot into the enviroment and re-emerge glibc (the tested x86-version)

    Thats the only thing I can think of for the moment...

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    That's one thing even I'd never do:
    merge a masked glibc. haha

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    Please don't laugh, I did

    (I sat the ACCEPT_KEYWORDS="~x86" in /etc/make.conf on a stage1-install, and yeah, glibc would'nt compile )

    Yeah, yeah... You learn by failing

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    Sounds like it really was a matter of bash being borked. zsh worked fine
    I just tried replacing this version of /bin/bash with one from another partition on my hdd, and it works :P

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    Cool :o

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    Quote Originally Posted by jaboua
    Please don't laugh, I did

    (I sat the ACCEPT_KEYWORDS="~x86" in /etc/make.conf on a stage1-install, and yeah, glibc would'nt compile )

    Yeah, yeah... You learn by failing
    I've run ~x86 for the longest time. The only thing that I remember breaking due to this was binutils...that happened with the versions just before I switched to x86_64.

    /me shrugs.
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    I'll run anything ~x86 except for gcc/binutils/etc.

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