Bug 128487 - glibc breaks in RHEL3 U3 beta channel for amd64
glibc breaks in RHEL3 U3 beta channel for amd64
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 130059
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: glibc (Show other bugs)
3.0
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-07-23 11:39 EDT by Joe Orton
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 14:04:40 EST
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Description Joe Orton 2004-07-23 11:39:23 EDT
The system appears to be hosed now so I can't give much more details.

Linux emcee.cambridge.redhat.com 2.4.21-15.EL #1 Thu Apr 22 00:20:14
EDT 2004 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Installing...
   1:libgcc                ###########################################
[100%]
   2:libgcc                ###########################################
[100%]
   3:XFree86-libs-data     ###########################################
[100%]
   4:glibc-common          ###########################################
[100%]
   5:glibc                 ###########################################
[100%]
Stopping sshd:[  OK  ]
Starting sshd:[  OK  ]
   6:glibc                 
########################################### [100%]
/bin/sh: error while loading shared libraries: libtermcap.so.2: cannot
enable executable stack as shared object requires: Permission denied

etc etc  watch as all subsequent %post scripts fail and system becomes
unusable.
Comment 1 Jakub Jelinek 2004-07-23 11:48:04 EDT
2.4.21-15.EL is too old (before the execstack changes).
Comment 2 Joe Orton 2004-08-07 17:50:38 EDT
In case it wasn't clear, the trigger for this bug was:

1. take an AMD64 machine running the RHEL3 U2
2. subscribe it to the U3 beta channel
3. run up2date 
4. watch everything die

I can't see how this is a kernel issue.
Comment 3 Joe Orton 2004-08-10 18:50:14 EDT
Maybe someone in QA could confirm this bug, I don't particularly want
to try it and trash my hammer box again.
Comment 4 Jay Turner 2004-08-16 15:49:36 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 130059 ***
Comment 5 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 14:04:40 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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