[CentOS] GLIBC_2.7 not found

Thu Mar 27 13:10:59 UTC 2014
Steve Clark <sclark at netwolves.com>

On 03/27/2014 08:51 AM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On 03/27/2014 07:37 AM, Steve Clark wrote:
>> On 03/27/2014 08:26 AM, Robert Heller wrote:
>>> At Thu, 27 Mar 2014 02:52:51 -0700 (PDT) CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:
>>>> Hi Alexnder,
>>>> Thanks for the info. I know its quite old but I cant update as its running
>>>> with cluster suite and its a production unit. Â Moreover its not feasible to
>>>> upgrade as I have hundreds for apps and data lying on the system. Backing
>>>> all of this not very continent.Â
>>> First of all, you can update to 5.10 using yum (a 'yum update' will
>>> automagically update to 5.10).  I don't know how this would affect the
>>> clustering, though.
>>>> Regards
>>>> Hersh
>>>> On Thursday, 27 March 2014 1:30 PM, Alexander Dalloz <ad+lists at uni-x.org> wrote:
>>>> Am 27.03.2014 06:22, schrieb Hersh Parikh:
>>>>> Hi Frank,
>>>>> Thanks for quick response. Does it mean that I cant have glib 2.7 on centos 5.4?
>>>> Right, you can't. If you install a different glibc than the one provided
>>>> by CentOS 5, then your system will be completely broken. The glibc is a
>>>> very important and central library set for the system.
>>>>> Regards
>>>>> Hersh
>>>> Btw. CentOS 5.4 is outdated, vulnerable and the current release is 5.10.
>>>> Please update.
>>>> Alexander
>> As I just pointed out in a previous email to the list - I did a yum upgrade from 6.4 to 6.5 and is broke our
>> OSPF network. I had to revert back to the last 6.4 kernel to get it working again.
> That certainly does happen and individual packages can be excluded (and
> the bugs reported) ... but upgrades still need to happen whenever possible.
> We have released  4 different kernels since 6.5 (so 5 kernels including
> the one on the 6.5 iso ... so keep checking if it works).
> Again, these updates happen because there are issues that need to be
> fixed, and it is very important that they get applied.
Hi Johnny,

First let me thank you and the CentOS team for the great work that you do!

Secondly I don't disagree about the need to keep our systems current, but Hersh indicated that
this was a clustered production system and I was merely pointing out that there could be breakage by
doing an upgrade.


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