Linux emulation on amd64, possible yet? ... plausible?

David O'Brien obrien at
Wed Jun 29 21:59:21 GMT 2005

On Mon, Jun 27, 2005 at 01:32:04PM -0400, Nathan Vidican wrote:
> MSG In-short: what is, or where do I find info on, the current status of
> linux binary compatability on FreeBSD/amd64 platform

32-bit x86 Linux binaries should run just fine on FreeBSD/AMD64 5.4 or
later.  You will have to install the linux_base port.  For FreeBSD 5.4
you need to install the 32-bit libs thru a 'make world'.  Later versions
will have them offered by Sysinstall.

-- David  (obrien at

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