Bug 172682 - "32-bit Compatibility Layer disc" ISO missing
"32-bit Compatibility Layer disc" ISO missing
Product: Red Hat Network
Classification: Red Hat
Component: RHN/Other (Show other bugs)
RHN Stable
ia64 Linux
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Assigned To: Mike Orazi
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Reported: 2005-11-08 05:48 EST by Roel Teuwen
Modified: 2008-10-15 11:49 EDT (History)
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Description Roel Teuwen 2005-11-08 05:48:05 EST
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Description of problem:
According to the release notes for the Itanium2 RHEL 3.0U6 and 4.0U2 (amongst others), in order to use the ia32el 32bit emulation feature successfully, after installing the package, the 32bit libraries should be loaded from the "32-bit Compatibility Layer disc".

This disc is not available in the Easy ISOs section, nor can I find a matching Channel that would contain the packages that can be installed with up2date.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install ia64 3.0U6
2. register with RHN
3. install ia32el
4. unable to locate a source for the 32bit libraries

Actual Results:  When installing 32bit libraries fromt he main ia64 channel (glibc.i686, libgcc.i386, etc) there is a problem with package management. Also, no further packages are available in the main channel.

Expected Results:  A 32bit compatibility CD should be available for download for offline use, a RHN channel should provide the libraries as well, but this is not documented if it exists.

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Comment 1 Amanda Carter 2008-10-15 11:49:50 EDT
This bug has been closed due to inactivity.  Please open a new bug with specific details if this problem is still occurring or if an enhancement is needed.

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