error installing linux emulator- linux_base-fc6-6_5 linuxulator is not (kld)loaded.

Boris Samorodov bsam at
Sat Mar 29 06:21:16 PDT 2008

On Sat, 29 Mar 2008 12:56:15 +0100 Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> Quoting Beech Rintoul <beech at> (Fri, 28 Mar 2008 17:04:08 -0800):

> > If you had read UPDATING you would see to do:
> > 
> > sysctl compat.linux.osrelease=2.6.16
> > 
> > Add:
> > 
> > compat.linux.osrelease=2.6.16 to /etc/sysctl.conf

> That's only half of the solution, he also needs to override the default
> setting in make.conf to not get into dependency trouble. Ideally this
> information is also available in UPDATING...

Alexander, did you mean "this information should be available..."
or "this information is already available..."? I'd say that the latter
is the right one. It is documented at the record "20070327: AFFECTS:
users of emulators/linux_base-fc6".

Boris Samorodov (bsam)
Research Engineer, Telephone & Internet SP
FreeBSD committer, The Power To Serve

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