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Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2014 13:58:39 +0100
From: Christian Wiese <>
Subject: Re: is wrong with


> Dangerous in case after performing installation, dynamic linked
> system becomes unusable: no logins are accepted, no shell can be
> spawned, even self-boot with init= kernel command line will give you
> nothing but a kernel panic. (Of course I should have a static linked
> busybox, but I even did not expected such a change will occur since
> 0.9.12)

Yes, a static busybox would might have helped there, but doing a libc
update on a running system should be avoided anyways even if it kind of
worked out before in your case as it seems!

> >I think the info about how you are building would be quite helpful.
> I did installation as root user. I also do not run
> restrictive/hardened kernels. Sorry I lost log of installation, but
> after installing 0.9.15' "make install" refused to run with
> "Permission denied" error. Rest is simple: no command can be
> executed, login attempts refused, symptoms like "rm -fr /" was
> executed, only with "Permission denied". Only boot from rescue flash
> drive with prepared initrd showed that /lib/ was
> half-installed with mode 600.

see above answer.


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