Bug 7424 - kudzu can somehow corrupt ld.so.cache when installing bad hardware
kudzu can somehow corrupt ld.so.cache when installing bad hardware
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 6667
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kudzu (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 1999-11-29 17:41 EST by kucharsk
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:11 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-05 14:58:57 EST
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Description kucharsk 1999-11-29 17:41:02 EST
Don't ask me HOW this happened, I just know I was able to recreate it
TWICE.

I was attempting to install a 100BaseT PCI Intel EEPRO card I later found
out was bad.

When kudzu tried to install the card, it somehow corrupted ld.so.cache such
that any program linked with shared libraries would die with an assertion
failure.

To recover, I had to reset the machine, boot "linux single" and re-run
ldconfig by hand.

While this is a severe bug, I'm giving it low severity as if it were common
I suspect it would have already been reported here...
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-02-05 14:58:59 EST
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 6667 ***

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