Originally Posted by Divya Sankaran
I did a yum erase glibc on my linux redhat machine and it deleted a lot of files including some importatnt files! Now I am unable to even enter the machine because it says the root password is wrong. Now what to do to enter the machine first and then reinstall all the packages!!!! Please help me.
Boot the installer or a Live CD, configure network, download glibc .rpm package, cd / and then 'rpm2cpio|cpio -idv' unpack it. After (and if) the machine boots use You to down load and --force install the package again.