enable linux compatibility

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Fri Jan 28 06:58:25 PST 2005

saravanan ganapathy <sarav_gsa at yahoo.com> writes:

> Hai 
> I tried to enable linux compatibility on my freebsd
> (5.3 Release)kernel by adding 'options COMPAT_LINUX'
> in my kernel config file and recompiled the kernel
> using this file.But even after, this is not enabled.
> kldstat o/p shows as 
> # kldstat
> Id Refs Address    Size     Name
>  1    3 0xc0400000 5ef620   kernel
>  2   14 0xc09f0000 537f0    acpi.ko

Right.  You installed it directly into your kernel, instead of as a
kernel module.  Therefore, it does not show up in a list of kernel

> The 'linux' command also not found. 

Not needed.

> What may be the problem?

You haven't tried anything that *uses* the linux compatibility.
What do you want it for?

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