Hardy regression: glibc 2.7-9ubuntu1 NSS module broken due to toolchain changes

Colin Watson cjwatson at ubuntu.com
Thu Mar 13 18:45:02 GMT 2008

On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 03:49:35PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
>  * Type the following into the terminal window, replacing DEVICE with
>    the device name you found above:
>      sudo mount DEVICE /mnt
>      sudo mount --bind /dev /mnt/dev
>      sudo mount --bind /proc /mnt/proc
>      sudo cp libc6_*.deb /mnt/tmp/
>      # replace 'i386' with 'amd64' if you are running the 64-bit PC edition
>      sudo chroot /mnt dpkg -i /tmp/libc6_2.7-5ubuntu2_i386.deb
>      # this step may return some errors; don't worry about them
>      sudo chroot /mnt dpkg --configure -a

At this point you may also need to regenerate the initramfs, as follows:

       sudo chroot /mnt update-initramfs -u

>      sudo umount /mnt/proc
>      sudo umount /mnt/dev
>      sudo umount /mnt

I've updated the instructions on
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/glibc/+bug/201673 accordingly.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]
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