How to fix "relocation error: /usr/lib64/libc.so.6: symbol _dl_starting_up, version GLIBC_PRIVATE not defined in file ld-linux-x86-64.so.2 with link time reference" on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6?

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Issue

  • Received below given error in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server.
relocation error: /usr/lib64/libc.so.6: symbol _dl_starting_up, version GLIBC_PRIVATE not defined in file ld-linux-x86-64.so.2 with link time reference
  • Not able to run any command on the system, it is giving a relocation error.
  • After reboot, system halts due to a kernel panic.
Kernel panic - not syncing : Attempted to kill init!
Pid: 1, comm: init Not tainted 2.6.32-504.3.3.el6.x86_64 #1
Call Trace:
[<ffffffff81529277>] ? panic+0xa7/0x16f
[<ffffffff8107a5f2>] ? do_exit+0x862/0x870
[<ffffffff8107a658>] ? dp_group_exit+0x58/0xd0
[<ffffffff8107a6e7>] ? sys_exit_group+0x17/0x20
[<ffffffff8100b072>] ? system_call_fastpath+0x16/0x1b

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • glibc

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