prelink corrupts /lib/ld-2.3.6.so

Bug #31135 reported by Christian Diefenbach on 2006-02-11
8
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
prelink (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned
Dapper
Medium
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

prelink corrupts /lib/ld-2.3.6.so on ubuntu dapper drake (i386). If you run /lib/ld-2.3.6.so it gets killed immediately. You have to reinstall the libc6 package. This seems to be a CRITICAL bug! It affects update-initramfs so that the generated initrd is unusable! You can't boot anymore!

description: updated
Changed in prelink:
status: Unconfirmed → Confirmed
Phil Bull (philbull) wrote :

Thanks for the report.

What version of the prelink package are you using? Can anyone else reproduce this?

Changed in prelink:
status: Confirmed → Needs Info
assignee: nobody → desktop-bugs

I'm (was :-) using prelink 0.0.20050901-1 on dapper drake. until now I have not found anyone else who has this bug.

motyR (moty-rahamim) wrote :

i can confirm on that, reinstalling libc6 resolve the problem.

Michael Gratton (mjog) wrote :

Yes, I was getting the problem described in bug #31347, using prelink and the -686 kernel packages from flight 4. Removing prelink and reinstalling linux-image-...-686 and initramfs-tools fixed it.

Changed in prelink:
status: Needs Info → Rejected
frogzoo (frogzoo) wrote :

Looks like the same problem occurs on Breezy/5.10 with /lib/ld-2.3.5.so

Problems experienced running wine, bugged here:
http://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5017

Can't confirm that ld-2.3.5.so was broken, however removing prelinking & reinstalling kernel-image-686 and initramfs-tools has resolved the problem.

Phil Bull (philbull) wrote :

Does anyone still have this issue?

Changed in prelink:
status: Unconfirmed → Needs Info

No, I have not seen this for a long time. Even forgot that I filed this report ;-)

Phil Bull (philbull) wrote :

Thanks for the reply, I'll reject this now. If anyone is still having problems with it, please reopen the bug.

Changed in prelink:
status: Needs Info → Rejected
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