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Due to issues with amarok I removed glibc to install an older version. Half-way through, the removal failed, and subsequently any attempts to launch new processes failed too.
Thus booting is impossible (it hangs halfway), and the system is simply unable to launch anything (ls doesn't work, /bin/bash doesn't work etc...). I am posting this from Slax (thank god for that), and I ran e2fsck, didn't change anything.
How can I rectify the glibc problems? Is there a way to install the slackware packages under slax using pkgtool? For future reference, is updating/reverting versions of glibc a very tricky process?
So maybe if you could guide me through this a little -
boot up in slax
mount hda2 (root)
then: I assume pkgtool will, by default, want to install things on the slax root drive, so do I do a chroot?
how does that work?