Subject: Re: ptl2-990622 netbsd installation breakage
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List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/12/2000 11:55:38
At Tue, 11 Jan 2000 10:45:58 -0800 (PST),
Bill Studenmund <> wrote:

> The system is an i386 ELF with a Septemberish userland and a December
> kernel.
> The problem we're running into now is that there is some sort of problem
> initializing. Something goes wrong in init(), and a call gets made to
> ioctl() in the ptl2 package. That in turn calls IOCTL in libaltsys, which
> tries to call the libc ioctl() by looking in a table. But it's done at a
> time when the table still points to the plt2 ioctl().

This is due to a bug of ld.elf_so.  This bug was fixed by msaitoh
around Nov. 9.  Please update your userland.

I think it is better to change ptl2 to check whether the runtime
linker has this problem or not...

Kota Abe
Media Center, Osaka City Univ.