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Re: problems updating glibc



On Friday 21 November 2008 07:27:40 am Peter Robinson wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> I've seen mention of this (and actually saw it on another system of
> mine but it settled down) where glibc-common can't update due to
> glibc.
>
> The machine is a Fit-PC which runs on an AMD Geode. It currently has
> the glibc version 2.8.90-14 i686 rpm and attempting to update to 2.9-2
> it errors with "package glibc-2.9-2.i686 is intended for a i686
> architecture" which seems weird given that its already running the
> i686 version. Any ideas?
a geode is not i686 compatiable,  it is a i586 cpu + cmov it really needs its 
own arch for glibc.  rpm and yum both now how to deal with .geode packages.  
openssl likely needs a .geode rpm also.  olpc has the same issue.  the images 
they use have i686 versions installed.  


Dennis


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