Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 594034
missing shared libraries in rescue mode for shutdown
Last modified: 2013-07-04 08:50:06 EDT
Description of problem:
Running shutdown in rescue mode ends with error complaining about missing shared libraries.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
RHEL6.0-20100512.0 x86_64 Server
Steps to Reproduce:
1. start rescue mode
2. start shell
3. run shutdown
shutdown: error while loading shared libraries: libnih.so.1: cannot open shared object file: no such file or directory
shutdown should work or shouldn't be present
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Ok, I've found now, that this happens only if previously installed system is mounted into /mnt/sysimage (without manual chroot-ing).
The problem is in PATH variable, it contains /mnt/sysimage/bin, /mnt/sysimage/sbin, /mnt/sysimage/usr/bin/ ...
The problem was with library paths on 64 bit architectures, fixed in version anaconda-13.21.48-1
With anaconda-13.21.48 there's no error message about the missing shared library. However the system will not shutdown:
In the rescue shell type: shutdown -h now - nothing happens.
is this related or a separate bug?
(In reply to comment #6)
> With anaconda-13.21.48 there's no error message about the missing shared
> library. However the system will not shutdown:
> In the rescue shell type: shutdown -h now - nothing happens.
Discussed with Martin on IRC and filed as bug #601607. Moving this one to VERIFIED.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Beta 2 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.