congrlations to the freebsd developers

Kip Macy kip.macy at gmail.com
Sun Nov 18 14:45:21 PST 2007


On Nov 18, 2007 12:21 PM, Alexey Shuvaev
<shuvaev at physik.uni-wuerzburg.de> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 18, 2007 at 08:24:36AM +0100, [LoN]Kamikaze wrote:
> > Aryeh M. Friedman wrote:
> > > 2. I meant features  not formats and since I am using amd64 no wine
> >
> > Setting up FreeBSD i386 in a jail seems to do the job for most people. You can
> > have a whole i386 system in a jail and it won't even recognize it's running on
> > an amd64 kernel.
>
> I have gone this way. Well, everything (including emulators/wine) compiles
> and installs fine, but i386-build of a wine does not work inside i386-jail
> hosted on amd64 machine. I don't remember exactly what happens on start,
> segment violation or something like this, with core dump.
> I think wine requires rather tight co-operation with the kernel and
> it is not possible to launch i386-wine on amd64 this way.
> And you cannot load 32-bit nvidia.ko with amd64 kernel, if I'm not missing
> some new functionality.?
>
> _______________________________________________

Please file a PR on the Wine core dump. The 64-bit nvidia issue has
been discussed quite frequently elsewhere.

 -Kip


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