Problems installing linux emulation under FreeBSD 4.9

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Tue Feb 7 07:16:53 PST 2006

"Manfred Usselmann" <Usselmann.M at> writes:

> I can't get the linux emulation installed under FreeBSD 4.9:
> ===>   linux_base-rh-9 depends on executable: rpm - found
> ===>   linux_base-rh-9 depends on file: /usr/local/sbin/pkg_info - found
> kern.fallback_elf_brand: 3 -> 3
> glibc-2.3.2-27.9.7.i386.rpm
> execution of glibc-2.3.2-27.9.7 script failed, exit status 0
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /usr/ports/emulators/linux_base-rh-9.
> How can I fix this?

Hmm.  Looks like rpm is what's actually failing, and it's not giving
any indication of why.  If you can get more verbose output from it,
you'll get more of a clue.  For an old FreeBSD release like you're
using, though, you may do better to stick to older versions of the
Linux emulation...

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