missing /usr/libexec/ld-elf.so.1 ... not found

Matt Emmerton matt at gsicomp.on.ca
Mon Dec 22 22:53:47 PST 2003

> (I am posting this because a search for the subject above in Google turned
> up not much... not much 'tall!)
> What should a user do if their, uhm, /usr/libexec/ld-elf.so.1 file is
> missing on 4.7-RELEASE?  Can said user `touch /usr/libexec/ld-elf.so.1` as
> a decent fix?  Or mount their drive from another OS and copy over a
> friend's or a web-hosted ld-elf.so.1 file?  Or could I, I mean my friend,
> use some of the contents of "src/" on a 4.7-RELEASE CD-R to recreate (via
> compiling) this needed file??  Please help.  It could be your gift to me.

You could probably accomplish this by booting with a fixit disk and copying
over ld-elf.so.1 from a live CD (Disc 2 in the 4-disk set) to /usr/libexec.
Or you could install the drive in another FreeBSD box, mount /usr and copy
the file over.


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