[phenixbb] Unable to install phenix 1.8.1-1168 on Scientific Linux 6.3 64 bits
nechols at lbl.gov
Sun Jan 27 12:37:40 PST 2013
On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 4:15 PM, Davi de Miranda Fonseca
<davi.fonseca at ntnu.no> wrote:
> I installed Scientific Linux 6.3 64 bits, updated everything and installed a
> couple of things that I think would be necessary. Then I uncompressed
> phenix-installer-1.8.1-1168-intel-linux-2.6-x86_64-fc3.tar to /tmp and tried
> to install, however I got some errors. Hence, I installed a couple more
> things and tried installing again.
The first thing to try when something like this happens is to download
one of the other 64-bit installers. In most cases the fc3 build is
preferred, but there are some newer distributions where an installer
built on a more recent version of Fedora is preferable. I would start
with fc8 and work your way up.
The second thing to try, if all of the binary installers fail, is to
install from source.
> ***** And here are the last lines of
> /lib64/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.14' not found (required by
> By the way, Scientific linux 6.3 comes with glibc 2.12.
To be honest I simply don't understand library versioning issues - the
Fedora 3 machine we build that installer on currently has glibc 2.3,
so I don't know where the GLIBC_2.14 is coming from. I think it will
be significantly more work to figure out a workaround than trying the
other installers, though. Unfortunately we do not actually have a
Scientific Linux system here - the closest I could find was CentOS
6.2, and that works okay.
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