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

Peter Leftwich Hostmaster at Video2Video.Com
Fri Dec 26 22:32:43 PST 2003

On Sat, 27 Dec 2003, Peter Leftwich wrote:
> On Tue, 23 Dec 2003, Matt Emmerton wrote:
> > > (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.   -Matt
> Thank you Matt and others.  The trick of running `echo *` to accomplish a
> task similar to `ls` worked.  Along with `pwd` and `echo *` I was able to
> poke my way around the 4.7-RELEASE CD-R and fixit shell ("Emergency
> Holographic Shell on VTY F4" accessible by Ctrl-Alt-F4).
> The problem I now have is that I would like to mount_msdos a regular floppy
> then copy ("cp" or "cpio?") a file from it called ld-elf.so.1 to the
> mounted partition which contains FreeBSD 4.7-RELEASE on my hard disk.
> Typing just "mount" is not found.  Oddly enough, typing "help" or "cd /bin"
> then "./help" says "Permission denied."  I cannot locate a "mount" binary,
> however, I found "mount_nfs" and "mount_mfs" so would either of those work
> for mounting both an msdos floppy then my 4.7 partition?  Then must I use
> cpio to copy "A:\ld-elf.so.1" over to the 4.7 partition??
> Thanks, I really appreciate it.  When I am back online, I plan to make a
> donation to the freebsd foundation or whichever way that www.freebsd.org
> takes donations!!!

FYI - http://www.seabug.org/archive/1999-12/msg00136.html no help with mount!

Peter Leftwich
President & Founder, Video2Video Services
Box 13692, La Jolla, CA, 92039 USA

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