congrlations to the freebsd developers

Andriy Gapon avg at
Mon Nov 19 03:22:08 PST 2007

on 18/11/2007 22:21 Alexey Shuvaev said the following:
> 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.

And I would also add that it is known (and reported via PRs) that
neither libpthread nor libthr work for i386 binaries on amd64 kernel
with 6.X userland and kernel.
Situation might be better in 7.X, I don't know.

> 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.?

Andriy Gapon

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