Netscape navigator for FreeBSD5.1

Kris Kennaway kris at
Thu Sep 23 19:52:44 PDT 2004

On Thu, Sep 23, 2004 at 03:29:49PM -0700, Virupaksh Honnur wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a PC installed with FreeBSD5.1 and I would like to install
> netscape on it but can't find a suitable netscape version that can run
> on FreeBSD5.1.                                                                 
> I downloaded communicator-v476-us.x86-unknown-freebsd.tar.gz and
> installed this version but when I execute this it gives a "exec format
> error".

This means that you need a.out support in your kernel (COMPAT_AOUT) to
run the a.out netscape binary.  You may also require the 4.x
compatibility libraries.


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