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, Chris Moore <moore@...> wrote:
> I once used Ethereal (now Wireshark) in promiscuous mode to find
> address of a recalcitrant slug that I bought off eBay.
> (The seller said it was in 192.168.1.x but in fact it was in
> > If you had the device turnup'd to external storage, then just
> > the device with 4.8, boot it, mount the external disk and try
> > from there (perhaps using chroot to get into the rootfs on the
Thanks for the tips - no dice with etheral (nslu2 being quiet as a
mouse unfortunately), but through a combination of redboot, resetting
sysconf area, reflashing to stock linksys firmware, resetting network
settings, reinstall 3.10 and turnup init, I got what I wanted
chroot was a great tip . Using that I could reproduce the problem of
the missing gcc lib but in a safe a revertable way. In the end I
just copied libgcc_s.so.1 from the 3.10 (flash) root to the on-disk
root partition, and I'm all go.
> >> Also, any thoughts on what the appropriate recovery procedure
> >> be, and/or whether this problem with required gcc libs
> >> during the 3.10->4.8 upgrade procedure is well known or easy to
> >> workaround or fix?
> > It's not well known, although the upgrade instructions are not
> > exercised either.
Is the recommend approach for trying the 4.8 beta to do a full clean