Quoting Conor Daly <conor.daly_ilug at cod.homelinux.org>:
> On Wed, Mar 01, 2006 at 03:43:30PM +0000 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
> Ray Kelly thought:
> > conor at discuskeeping.com wrote:
> > >Good point, I imagine that chroot will indeed fail as you have said.
> > >There should be an option to use the rpm db on the HDD, check the
> > >manpage.
> > had that problem a few years ago on an rh7.x machine & got around it by
> > simlinking back to the "real" rpm db's while booted from the rescue cd
>> Nice thought. I imagine there'll be a bit of a problem with glibc not
> being relocatable and it wanting to install to some place other than
>> In any case, I've pulled the disk and restored from backup. Ran 'apt-get
> install glibc' and the latest glibc installed happily. Now running
> 'apt-get dist-upgrade' to see if the rest is happy...
>> See, it still comes down to "when did you last backup?" doesn't it?...
--root would have been your friend
or checking the archives :)
post I made previously when glibc didn't upgrade correctly on rh9
still not sure if the --dbpath is working but guess its pretty irrelevant now
that you've got it solved.
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