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Re: FATAL: cannot determine library version

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: FATAL: cannot determine library version
From: Pete Popov <ppopov@mvista.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2000 14:12:58 -0800
Cc: "linux-mips@oss.sgi.com" <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
Organization: Monta Vista Software
References: <39F9B924.97AF7A4@mvista.com> <20001028151809.A7138@bacchus.dhis.org>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Ralf Baechle wrote:
> 
> On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 10:19:32AM -0700, Pete Popov wrote:
> 
> > I've got a big endian kernel running for a new embedded board, and it
> > mounts the root fs over nfs.  I'm using the simple-0.2b packages as the
> > root fs.  At some point after /bin/sh is loaded, I get the following
> > error:
> >
> > FATAL: cannot determine library version
> >
> > The same root file system is fine on my Indigo2.
> 
> Seems your kernel is foobared.  On startup libc is trying to determine
> the kernel version but both using uname and /proc/sys/kernel/osrelease
> fail for some reason.

Thanks, that helped.

uname wasn't called at all -- only /proc/sys/kernel/osrelease was being
opened. However, I did not have CONFIG_SYSCTL enabled in my .config
file. 

Pete

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