[PlanetCCRMA] redhat trouble with grub

Fernando Pablo Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Wed Oct 6 13:10:02 2004

On Wed, 2004-10-06 at 09:42, Noah Garrett Wallach wrote:
> > Well, no, I can't recommend one. You are running Enterprise Linux,
> > right? Just make sure that you have upgraded to the latest version
> > possible. Hopefully that won't have that particular problem... (if my
> > guess was right, of course, the symptoms sound similar to the old
> > problem I mentioned but I can't be sure).
> > 
> > You don't want to upgrade such a basic component as glibc to anything
> > that has not been released for the specific version of the linux
> > distribution you are running.
> well I have an Enterprise Redhat Network subscription and everything is up to
> date in regards to the Redhat Network.  So I am not quite sure I want to go
> beyond the versions that Redhat is syphoning to me.

Most probably you don't want to if you want stability. If you have a
subscription you may want to file a bug report......

> --- snip ---
> $ gcc -v
> Reading specs from /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i386-redhat-linux/3.2.3/specs
> Configured with: ../configure --prefix=/usr --mandir=/usr/share/man
> --infodir=/usr/share/info --enable-shared --enable-threads=posix
> --disable-checking --with-system-zlib --enable-__cxa_atexit
> --host=i386-redhat-linux
> Thread model: posix
> gcc version 3.2.3 20030502 (Red Hat Linux 3.2.3-42)
> --- snip ---
> with rpmfind.net I am finding that the recent version is
> glibc-2.3.2-27.9.7.i386.rpm
> well 2.3.2-42 is running on my machine which is even newer than 2.3.2-27
> any other ideas about what I can do here?

Not really, if I'm right about the problem the only way out is to use a
newer glibc, or to just be happy with the Planet CCRMA RedHat based

-- Fernando