init fails w/ new build of gcc & glibc

Joe Green jgreen at
Sat Aug 18 07:50:30 EST 2001

Mark Pilon wrote:
> running w/ the hhl 1.2 libraries the whole system runs fine;
> supplying all of the libraries built under the new glibc causes the
> following when init is spawned:
> Kernel panic: Attempted to kill init!
> init: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open sh ared object file:
> cannot load shared object file: No such file or directory

Are you saying you took user-space packages built for soft floating
point and replaced glibc with one built for hard fp?  If so, that's
your problem.  There are ABI changes between hard and soft fp; you
can't mix and match.

Joe Green <jgreen at>
MontaVista Software, Inc.

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