shared object "libc.so.6" not found after freebsd-update
freebsd at t41t.com
Mon Jun 23 04:26:00 UTC 2008
I was using freebsd-update to upgrade from 6.2 to 7.0-RELEASE. The upgrade
and install of the kernel went fine, then I reran freebsd-update after
rebooting to get the userland stuff. Midway through installing updates,
I got the error:
Installing updates.../libexec/ld-elf.so.1: Shared object
"libc.so.6" not found, required by "rm"
There's a libc.so.7 in /lib. I'd try linking to it, but ln of course
Without libc, almost nothing works... can someone guide me through how
to recover a functional libc and finish updating (without breaking
I was following the instructions at
http://www.freebsd.org/releases/7.0R/announce.html. Was there some step
missing that would have prevented this mess?
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