strange kernel option USER_LDT suggested in wine doc

Erik Trulsson ertr1013 at
Mon Nov 24 13:24:50 PST 2003

On Tue, Nov 25, 2003 at 08:11:14AM +1100, DG wrote:
> Greetings,
> I installed the wine port onto FreeBSD 5.1-RELEASE and noted that the doc
> suggested the following:
> "To use Wine, your kernel must be rebuilt with the following lines added
> to the kernel config file (/sys/i386/conf/<YourMachine>):
> options		USER_LDT
> options		SYSVSHM
> options		SYSVSEM
> options		SYSVMSG"
> The latter 3 are selected by default in my config file, but when I add the
> USER_LDT line and run config, I get the following output:
> ROWDY2: unknown option "USER_LDT"
> Is this option maybe depracated in 5.1?

That option is no longer an option in 5.x but is instead always on.
For 5.x you shouldn't need to make any changes to your kernel.

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Erik Trulsson
ertr1013 at

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