not found for java plugin

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Thu Oct 20 06:55:47 PDT 2005

N Deepak <deep at> writes:

> Hi,
>   I am trying to get Java plug-in for Mozilla working.  I have read the
>   handbook and compiled/installed ports/java/linux-sun-jdk14/
>   I can execute /usr/local/linux-sun-jdk1.4.2/bin/java.
>   When I symlink from
>   /usr/X11R6/lib/browser_plugins/ to the plugin path in jdk directory, I
>   get this error message on starting Mozilla:
>   LoadPlugin: failed to initialize shared library
>   /usr/local/linux-sun-jdk1.4.2/jre/plugin/i386/ns610-gcc32/
>   [Shared object "" not found, required by
>   ""]

On my system, that was installed from linux_base:
~> /usr/local/sbin/pkg_which /usr/compat/linux/lib/
linux_base-8-8.0_6 linux_base-8-8.0_7

>   Help, please!
>   Other options I have tried:
>   jdk1.3	-> java binary crashes ('OUCH: nested memory code, to 1
>   levels')
>   native jdk1.5	-> compile stops after a series of errors ('Java
>   HotSpot(TM) Client VM warning: Can't detect initial thread stack
>   location')

I've been using the native jdk14 for years with few problems...

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