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Old 02-05-2005, 03:38 PM   #1
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Cannot allocate memory


Hey guys, after running the RPM to install TightVNC on MDK 9.2 64Bit, I get cannot allocate memory errors when booting up. When its doing its diagnostics on the hardware, now, instead of saying failed, okay, etc, it says cannot allocate memory? Whats going on?
 
Old 02-05-2005, 06:09 PM   #2
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Anyone?
 
Old 02-07-2005, 02:14 PM   #3
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Please help me out here guys.
 
Old 02-07-2005, 03:10 PM   #4
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just a wild guess, but did something happen to your libc files?
 
Old 02-07-2005, 06:32 PM   #5
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Yes, tightVNC said the version is wrong or something, so I installed the version it asked for.
 
Old 02-08-2005, 02:44 AM   #6
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just a wild guess, but did something happen to your libc files?
Why?
 
Old 02-08-2005, 05:48 AM   #7
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well, if tampered with too much and somehow the memory libs were damaged or one function that is needed was broken it wouldn't be able to access the mem but that's a wild guess. what did you upgrade and how did you do it?

EDIT: just noticed the 64-bit, did you install 32-bit libraries?

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Old 02-08-2005, 11:44 AM   #8
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I might of.
 
Old 02-08-2005, 01:45 PM   #9
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Anyway to replace them?
 
Old 02-08-2005, 03:55 PM   #10
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Well, you would have to know exactly what you did and what was altered. from there, hopefully you could use the packages on your install cd to overwrite what you installed.
 
Old 02-08-2005, 05:20 PM   #11
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I can't even get into KDE or console... Anything else I can try?
 
Old 02-08-2005, 05:24 PM   #12
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hmm. I dunno (I've never used a x86_64, but from what I've read, you can't mix 64-bit and 32-bit libraries at all). If you have multiple partitions you could boot from the install cd, mount your broken partition and your other partition and move the data you want to the other one temporarily then reinstall????

or something worth a try maybe would be to boot with the install cd, find the library package on the install cd, and install it into the system while it's not running.
 
Old 02-08-2005, 05:59 PM   #13
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So, what your saying is, reinstall MDK 9.2 over top of my main partition? Then leave the home partition alone? Will this ruin anything?
 
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ahh, didn't know you had /home on it's own partition. No it shoudn't ruin anything, but any modifications to the rest of the filesystem might be lost ( such as things you compiled yourself and installed, any symlinks and things you made, etc..) just be sure to tell the installer not to touch your /home partition at all. One problem you might have ( possibly) is if you reinstall and use your old /home partition, when you recreate your user account you might get a different uid # ( user i.d. ) than you did before which will not let you access your files until they match. You might wan't to do a search on this board for that ( I know it's been asked at least a few times recently).
 
  


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