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SubjectRe: NPTL v userland v LT (RH9+custom kernel problem)
If you read the release notes for RH9 you'll see you can adjust what
thread library gets used with the environmental variable
LD_ASSUME_KERNEL. So for instance you can do:

LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.2.5 rpm ....
LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.2.5 up2date

(I've mentioned these two because I've noted these fail when you are

Jerry Cooperstein, Senior Consultant, <>
Axian, Inc., Software Consulting and Training
4800 SW Griffith Dr., Ste. 202, Beaverton, OR 97005 USA

On Thu, 2003-08-07 at 03:39, Frank Cusack wrote:
> Hi,
> The RH9 kernels have NPTL patches. Standard 2.4.21 does not.
> I am running a custom kernel without the NPTL stuff.
> So, finally getting to my question, should I even *expect* a non-NPTL
> kernel to work with the RH9 userland? If not, is there a simple fix
> without going to NPTL, say just rebuilding glibc? hmm... now that I
> ask it I feel dumb, I do think I would need to rebuild glibc so it
> knows the kernel has LinuxThreads, not NPTL. OK, if that's true
> are there any other libs I should need to rebuild?
> thanks

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