ELF binary type "0" not known.

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Fri Sep 16 06:38:04 PDT 2005

On Friday 16 September 2005 22:53, Peter Pentchev wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 16, 2005 at 11:56:09AM +0000, Wouter van Rooij wrote:
> > I have this error message when i'm wanting to start mozilla for example.
> > Do some of you know whats wrong and what I can do to get it working
> > again?
> Is this a Linux binary of Mozilla?  If you are trying to run a Linux
> application, you need to do three things:
> 1. Install a Linux emulation port - ports/emulators/linux_base is a good
>    choice;
> 2. Load the linux.ko kernel module or compile it into the kernel;
> 3a. Set the kern.fallback_elf_brand sysctl variable to 3, or
> 3b. Run 'brandelf -t Linux /path/to/executable' on the file that you want
>    to actually run.
> For more information, see chapter 10, "Linux Binary Compatibility", of
> the FreeBSD Handbook.

cd /usr/ports/www/linux-mozilla
make install

(or firefox, or..)

Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au
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