linux 2.6 on 7.0-RELEASE
rdivacky at freebsd.org
Tue Jun 3 08:08:46 UTC 2008
On Mon, Jun 02, 2008 at 09:58:52PM -0500, Novembre wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 2:51 AM, Roman Divacky <rdivacky at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > On Sun, Jun 01, 2008 at 08:58:34PM -0500, Novembre wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I know that 2.4 is the default Linux kernel to use on 7.0-RELEASE, but is
> > it
> > > possible to use the Linux 2.6 compatibility layer or the changes needed
> > to
> > > run it only exists in 7.0-STABLE? I couldn't find any information in the
> > > wiki page ( http://wiki.freebsd.org/linux-kernel/ ) --- it was last
> > updated
> > > in September 2007.
> > you can use 2.6 emulation in 7.0R, although I'd recommend using 7-STABLE.
> > I'll add some info on the wiki page that the information there is out of
> > date..
> > it confuses more than it informs
> thanks :) is there something specific that i should do to be able to run 2.6
> emulation on 7.0-RELEASE? is there any guide somewhere online about it? the
> handbook, I believe, is talking about the default 2.4 emulation, am I right?
you can run it by setting sysctl compat.linux.osrelease to 2.6.16, but I really
recomend running 7-stable for this. Linuxulator was shipped in 7.0R with a known
bug which was fixed in 7-STABLE...
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