FreeBSD/i386 inside a jail on FreeBSD/amd64

Jonathan Fosburgh jonathan at
Fri Jul 21 12:13:10 UTC 2006

On Thursday 20 July 2006 18:43, you wrote:

> I've been wondering about running wine on my amd64 box, myself,
> but haven't got around to trying, yet.
> Why does it need to run in a jail?  Wouldn't just running
> 32-bit winebin on a machine with the appropriate compatability
> libraries do the job?  It's been a while since I've run wine at
> all.  Does it have curly external dependancies, now?

The lack of user_ldt in the kernel on amd64 is a showstopper for wine.  That 
is why it is not even working in the jail.  I am now playing around with qemu 
to see if it will work (or maybe I will just install a copy of Windows in 
Jonathan Fosburgh
AIX and Storage Administrator
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX
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