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  1. #1

    Accidentally removed glibc on slackware

    Hi, I need help with my Linux Slackware 9.1!

    I accidentally removed glibc and now my system is useless. I can't login or
    do anything else. When my system boots I get messages like this:

    INIT:no cannot execute "sbin/agetty"
    INIT:no cannot execute "command/svscanboot"
    INIT:no more processes left in this runlevel

    I have two SCSI disk, when I try with linux rescue I get message "Can't mount root".
    I downloaded slack live cd and now I am able to see my partitions but don't know how to fix this

    Thank you!

  2. #2
    If you have your original installation disk - you can cd into the directory that has the package you want: glibc : and issue the command
    installpkg -reinstall glibc*tgz --root /mnt/whatever
    It should replace all the files back to their original state. whatever refers to whereever you mounted your root directory

  3. #3
    Depending on which file you deleted - there are two glibc locations on the installation disk:




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  5. #4
    Whoops, didn't realize you posted over on Linux Questions - You are bound to find quite a few people over there.


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