Help - system hosed

Ralph Crongeyer rcrongeyer at
Fri Mar 21 11:50:54 GMT 2003

Try booting from your install cd. At the first prompt type:
linux root=/dev/discs/disc0/part3 devfs=nomount

You have to use the your root partition though. and then re lin glibc:
lin -r -c glibc

Start with that.


Richard Pyne wrote:

>I had a lunar update crash and not I get this message from almost 
>everything I try (including trying to log in as root at the console 
>after a reboot to single user mode).
>/lib/ symbol _nss_files_parse_pwent, version 
>GLIBC_2.0 not defined in the file with link time reference
>Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. If no one has any idea 
>how to do a quick recovery, please tell me how I can do a re-install 
>from CDROM without hosing everything.

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