linux 2.6 on 7.0-RELEASE

Rick C. Petty rick-freebsd at
Tue Jun 3 16:12:13 UTC 2008

On Tue, Jun 03, 2008 at 11:06:07AM +0200, Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> Quoting "Rick C. Petty" <rick-freebsd at> (from Mon, 2  
> Jun 2008 16:01:28 -0500):
> >Howso?  I always get the error:
> >
> >compat.linux.osrelease: 2.4.2 is not supported
> What operation are you doing to get this error? If you install a linux  
> base port which depends upon 2.6: you need to switch the linuxulator  
> into 2.6 mode first. See other mails here. IF you do something else:  
> pleas show us the command.

portmaster -gDb emulators/linux_base-fc6

Perhaps the suggestion to setting compat.linux.osrelease should be
specified in the port's Makefile, maybe part of the IGNORE message.  I
would not have thought to do that; it's very unobvious.

-- Rick C. Petty

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