Running Squeak On FreeBSD 10

B J quarterwavevertical at
Thu Nov 27 04:11:42 UTC 2014

I recently made a clean installation of FreeBSD 10 on an external hard
drive, using Mate as the desktop and Slim as the login manager.

I installed Squeak using:

pkg install lang/squeak

When I try to run Squeak by simply typing


but it looks for a VM.  Being more specific with the file locations, when I try:

/usr/local/lib/squeak/4.10.2-2614/squeakvm /usr/local/lib/squeak/Squeak4.3.image

I get:

"Illegal instruction (core dumped)"

If I try:

/usr/local/bin/squeak/ /usr/local/lib/squeak/Squeak4.3.image

the result is:

CHECKING squeakvm
Illegal instruction (core dumped)

The version is squeak-4.10.2_2.  I had the same thing happen a few
days ago when I installed 4.10.2_1.  A few months ago, I installed
Squeak on an internal drive running FreeBSD 10 with Gnome2 and GDM and
it executes without any problem.

Did I overlook something because I have no idea what's going on.

Please advise.  Thank you.

Dr. B. M. Jatzeck

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