[HEADS UP] a new EXPERIMENTAL port emulators/linux_base-fc6
y.pankov at irbis.net.ru
Wed Mar 28 19:48:29 UTC 2007
On Wed, Mar 28, 2007 at 12:16:37AM +0400, Boris Samorodov wrote:
> I've just committed a new EXPERIMENTAL port emulators/linux_base-fc6.
> ATTENTION! The port is experimental for now. Use it at your own risk. This
> port may be used only with 7-CURRENT and compat.linux.osrelease=2.6.16.
> Said that I should admit that I've been using this port with FC4
> infrastructure ports successfully at -CURRENT for about several months
> with following applications:
> - print/acroread7
> - www/linux-opera
> - www/linux-firefox
> - www/linux-flashplugin7
> - mail/linux-thunderbird
> - multimedia/linux-realplayer
> - net/skype (works fine but coredumps when exitting -- under investigation)
> - www/linux-mozilla -- doesn't run (some new... or old libraries are needed)
> To use/test the port (along with linux FC4 infrastructure ports) you
> should do:
> 0. Backup all your vital information!
> 1. Remove the current linux base port.
> 2. Add to your /etc/make.conf "OVERRIDE_LINUX_BASE_PORT=fc6".
> 3. Make sure no linux application is running.
> 4. Set apropriate sysctl (compat.linux.osrelease=2.6.16).
> 5. Install emulation/linux_base-fc6.
> 5a. Those who use linux ports with automatic plist building should
> apply the following patch:
> That should be enough at most circumstances. If you have difficulties,
> please be sure to expand item 1 to:
> 1a. Remove all ports which depends on linux base port.
> 1b. Remove linux base port.
> 1c. Clean /compat/linux/ directory.
> In case you want to get rid of the port, deinstall it, then return
> back compat.linux.osrelease to 2.4.2 (as usual make sure that no
> linux application is running) and remove from /etc/make.conf the line
> containing the OVERRIDE_LINUX_BASE_PORT variable.
> All questions, reports, suggestions etc. please route to
> freebsd-emulation at .
# sysctl compat.linux.osrelease=2.6.16
compat.linux.osrelease: 2.6.16 -> 2.6.16
cannot set up thread-local storage: set_thread_area failed when setting
up thread-local storage
Same for all programs in /compat/linux/bin.
FreeBSD darklight.abyss.local 7.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 7.0-CURRENT #1: Wed
Mar 28 22:06:08 MSD 2007
root at darklight.abyss.local:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/DARKLIGHT amd64
linux_base-fc6-6 Base set of packages needed in Linux mode (for
What am I missing?
> Fedora Core 6 ports (FC6 infrastructure ports) are coming soon... ;-)
> This port wouldn't appear without netchild's help.
> Thank you, Alexander!
> Boris Samorodov (bsam)
> Research Engineer, http://www.ipt.ru Telephone & Internet SP
> FreeBSD committer, http://www.FreeBSD.org The Power To Serve
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