Duane Whitty duane at
Wed May 17 03:51:10 UTC 2006

Norberto Meijome wrote:
> On Tue, 16 May 2006 21:02:20 -0300
> Duane Whitty <duane at> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Here is the procedure I used when trying to get skype to work:
>> dwpc@ /root# brandelf -t Linux /usr/X11R6/bin/skype_bin
>> dwpc@ /root# skype
>> ELF binary type "3" not known.
>> skype_bin: 1: Syntax error: "(" unexpected
> Hi there,
> Skype is running without a problem here.
> 6.1-STABLE FreeBSD 6.1-STABLE #3: Tue May 16 23:35:52 EST 2006 
> skype-      P2P VoIP software
> [snip]
>  8    1 0xc50fd000 19000    linux.ko
Hi Beto,

Darn ol' linux.ko.  That was the problem.  For some reason that module
didn't get loaded.  Sigh, I guess I need to say darn ol' operator, eh.

It worked immediately after I did kldload linux.

I always thought that that was what linux_enable="YES" in /etc/rc.conf did.

I guess I'll need to load it out of /boot/loader.conf.  I don't remember 
doing this
before but maybe when I installed some linux program the installation 
took care
of it for me.

So anyway.  Thank you very much.

Most Respectfully,

Duane Whitty
duane at

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