LinuxQuestions.org
Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Slackware
User Name
Password
Slackware This Forum is for the discussion of Slackware Linux.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 02-05-2014, 01:14 AM   #1
/dev/random
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2012
Location: Ontario, Canada
Distribution: Slackware 14.1, LFS-current, NetBSD 6.1.3
Posts: 119

Rep: Reputation: 38
Multilib Broken?


Hey guys, I just started a fresh installation of Slack 14.1 and when I try to get multi lib working it kills my system.

I download the packages with curl, cd to slackware 14.1 and then do an upgradepkg and right after glibc is being removed /bin/sh is no longer working as well as many cli utilities. (mount, grep, etc) it seems like upgrading glibc is causing it to break.

Note this has never happened to me ever, my other slack boxes have multilib support without issues.

Did something change in the installation procedures and was not documented?
 
Old 02-05-2014, 01:53 AM   #2
JackHair
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2009
Location: Netherlands
Distribution: OpenSuse 13.1
Posts: 80

Rep: Reputation: 16
Multilib is working as it should here. You might have had a corrupt download. I've installed multilib with slackpkg+, maybe it'll work for you too.
 
Old 02-05-2014, 03:33 AM   #3
Alien Bob
Slackware Contributor
 
Registered: Sep 2005
Location: Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 5,335

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Did you perhaps install a 32-bit slackware instead of 64-bit?

It would also help if you wrote down the exact commands you used to install multilib on that computer.

Eric
 
Old 02-05-2014, 12:00 PM   #4
kikinovak
Senior Member
 
Registered: Jun 2011
Location: Montpezat (South France)
Distribution: Slackware, Slackware64
Posts: 1,872

Rep: Reputation: 940Reputation: 940Reputation: 940Reputation: 940Reputation: 940Reputation: 940Reputation: 940Reputation: 940
This happened to me once, after installing 14.1 multilibs on Slackware64 14.0. I had all these strange compilation errors all of a sudden, and after an hour of googling, I found the mistake in slackpkgplus.conf. Oops.
 
1 members found this post helpful.
Old 02-09-2014, 10:24 PM   #5
/dev/random
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2012
Location: Ontario, Canada
Distribution: Slackware 14.1, LFS-current, NetBSD 6.1.3
Posts: 119

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 38
Fixed, I had a corrpted package.
 
1 members found this post helpful.
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
[ANN] mk-slack64-multilib : A tool to create slackware64+multilib tree/iso phenixia2003 Slackware 5 12-28-2012 06:42 AM
multilib and gtk+3 zerouno Slackware 2 08-27-2012 10:31 AM
Need help with multilib compilation muruthegun Linux - Newbie 1 04-26-2011 06:37 AM
upgrading slackware64 13.1 multilib to slackware64 -current multilib Cultist Slackware 4 03-12-2011 10:04 AM
[SOLVED] Broffice not compile on Slack64(multilib or no multilib);SlackBuild afreitascs Slackware 4 06-14-2010 08:16 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:16 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration