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[Bug 1084812] [aarch64] IPv4 DNS leading to segfaults
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  • Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2018 15:25:49 +0000
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http://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1084812
http://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1084812#c70

Andreas Färber <afaerber@xxxxxxxx> changed:

What |Removed |Added
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Status|NEW |RESOLVED
Resolution|--- |FIXED

--- Comment #70 from Andreas Färber <afaerber@xxxxxxxx> ---
I've managed to recover my two affected systems as follows:

1) Try "zypper -vvv ref" to see from where it downloads - download.opensuse.org
most likely. ping the host name from a working system to obtain the IP address
and enter it in /etc/hosts, as Stefan had suggested.
2) The download server might redirect you elsewhere, so if zypper dup still
crashes, browse for some existing rpm on download.opensuse.org and do a wget
with that URL, e.g., "wget
https://download.opensuse.org/ports/aarch64/tumbleweed/repo/oss/aarch64/glibc-2.27-4.3.aarch64.rpm";
- this will show you where you're getting redirected to, in my case
ftp.gwdg.de. Ping that second host name again to obtain the IP address and
enter it in /etc/hosts, too.
3) Now "zypper up glibc" should work, downloading and installing a single
package. The symptoms should be gone now!
4) Don't forget to remove your two temporary entries in /etc/hosts.
5) Perform a "zypper dup" for a full system upgrade to latest Tumbleweed.

Thanks to Stefan, Petr and Richie for helping resolve this.

On two systems that I had not updated to the affected glibc, I could simply do
a "zypper dup" as usual.

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