-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 On Tue, 06 Nov 2007 20:01:26 -0500 Steve Bertrand <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Rod Person wrote: > > I seem to have really hosed up my system somehow and I'm not sure > > what I did. I'm running FreeBSD 7 Beta 1 i386. > > > > I was going to upgrade to Beta 2, but when ever I compile anything > > it fails and the last line is always: > > > > configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables > > > > I googled for awhile and found the suggestion to reinstall libtool, > > but that also fails with the same error. > > I had this exact problem with a production box quite a while ago. > > This was on a machine that was running 5.x. > > What I did was remove one of the mirrored drives, booted it in another > machine. I put in a 6.x CD, ran sysinstall and did a binary upgrade. > > This was the only way I could fix the problem. Since then, the same > box after being put back into production is currently running fine at > 6.2 > > If you have good backups, or even better, a RAID1 system, a binary > upgrade may be the easiest fix. It was for me. > > Steve Thanks Steve, I was kind of was thinking of doing this if nothing else works. I have back ups of all the data. Unfortunately, this workstation doesn't have a RAID setup, but now I'm thinking of this for the future :) - -- Rod http://roddierod.homeunix.net:8080 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.7 (FreeBSD) iD8DBQFHMREzZe6B7B2ImpsRAra/AJwNk0j2b/1lQBud3iJ/878ksoB2VgCfUpm2 XXRWEfvzhc7HoVklIEbn1dQ= =2PCA -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
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