Raj Mohan wrote:
Running new libs for old kernel. Won't work. Must at least recompile> Hello,
> I have a RedHat 6.2 installation that I would like to upgrade with the
> RedHat 8.0 system libraries (glibc etc.). I tried the following steps:
> o Saved the existing RedHat 6.2 /bin, /sbin. /lib to the following
> directories respectively:
> o Changed the symbolic links in /lib to point to
> /usr/i486-linux-libc5. o Copied over the RedHat 8.0 /bin, /sbin and
> /lib on to my RedHat 6.2
> o Tested the commands from /RH62/bin. They work.
> o Created new links in /lib to point to the new RedHat 8.0 libraries.
> o Executed ldconfig.
> o Now when I try any of the commands from /bin I get the error
> o I cannot recover back my system anymore.
> 1. What am I doing wrong ?
kernel with new libs.
No.> 2. Is it possible to update system libraries this way ?
You can do an install of RH8 to that machine, if you treat it like an> 3. The RedHat 6.2 machine is remotely located and can only be
> updated via a server machine due to security considerations.
--> I could create a custom kernel on my RedHat 8.0 machine and install
> it on
> the RedHat 6.2 machine. This works without any problem.
> Since I have the RedHat 8.0 kernel on my RedHat 6.2 machine now, I
> also like to upgrade the libraries to RedHat 8.0
> Thanks & regards,
> Raj Mohan
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