upgraded to CURRENT = system is dead

Anthony Ginepro anthony.ginepro at laposte.net
Sun Nov 16 13:45:44 PST 2003


I got trapped in the mess too but finally repaired it with a livecd. Let's
hope the path for 5.2 RELEASE will be smoother for the less adventurous of us.

> I just ran into this very same thing today on a brand new installation.  Upon 
> reboot I can't even get to a shell.  Was rather hoping someone had some more 
> information about this.
> 
> Running the installation on an IBM xSeries 305 with a P4.  Going to try the 
> installation fresh with a cvsup back to Nov 1st to see how it goes.  Thank 
> the Unix gods this wasn't a production machine.
> 
> Antoine Jacoutot wrote:
> > Selon Dylan Wylie <d.wylie at hccnet.nl>:
> >> The idea is that you need to build a new kernel with the new sources
> >> before you install
> >> world.
> >> You built your kernel before building the sources, so your kernel is
> >> based on old source.
> >> 
> >> Quoting from another message:
> >> > make buildworld
> >> > make buildkernel
> >> > make installkernel
> >> > reboot
> >> > make installworld
> > 
> > --> yes... but I get this during the installworld:
> > /libexec/ld-elf.so.1: Shared object "libedit.so.4" not found
> > Stop in /usr/src
> > 
> > :(
> > I just tried it again from scratch but got the same error... !
> > 
> > If anyone has an idea...
> 
> -- 
> "In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
> In practice, there is."
> - Yogi Berra
> 
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