[arch-general] /usr/bin/X: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0:
lisaev at umail.iu.edu
Sun Jun 3 21:40:48 EDT 2012
On Sun, 3 Jun 2012 23:52:05 +0100
"P .NIKOLIC" <p.nikolic1 at btinternet.com> wrote:
> Hi .
> I have just run pacman -Suy rebooted the system and found i could not
> start X getting the error message
> /usr/bin/X: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0: cannot
> open shared object file: No such file or directory ..
> Someone has suggested the fixed version of X but it is not showing up
> having done a "pacman -Syyu no fix i have had to use the dodge
> suggested on the arch linux bbs of
> ln -s /usr/lib/libudev.so.1.0.1 /usr/lib/libudev.so.0
> Yes i know it is not strictly speaking the correct thing
Not only is it not correct, it is plain stupid.
> BUT it got the
> system working again what i want to know is which mirror is likely to
> have the fixed version of X on it i can the get back to standard
> system .
First, your /usr/bin/Xorg has been linked against an old libudev, so creating
a symlink to a new library will inevitably cause breakage. I suggest reverting
all changes while you can. Second, X is not a critical package and you
shouldn't mess with udev just because X fails to launch.
Regarging working versions, xorg-server 1.12.2 and systemd-tools 184-2 work
together just fine.
Regarding mirrors, kernel.org and rutgers.edu are the ones which I use
interchangeably since ~2009.
> Oh i also noitced that the systemd-udev update has messed the PA sound
> system up
> Pete .
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