problem install linux base f10

Scot Hetzel swhetzel at
Thu Jan 14 17:37:48 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 10:52 AM, Martin Smith <mjs at> wrote:
> 8.0 stable freshly installed and updated, am trying to install linux base
> f10 and getting the following error
> sysctrl: unknown oid 'compat.linux.osrelease'
> linuxulator is not (kld)loaded, exiting
> pkg_add: install script returned error status
> is there some work around for this? cheers

You need to load the linux kernel module, before installing the
linux_base-f10 port.

Just do a 'kldload linux' before installing the port.  Then to have
the linux module always load at boot, add linux_enable="YES" to


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