Complete environment on top of /compat/linux

Pietro Cerutti pietro.cerutti at
Sat Feb 10 15:13:51 UTC 2007

On 2/10/07, Matt Kitche Donovan <kitche at> wrote:
> Pietro Cerutti wrote:
> > Hi list,
> > I'm starting off a new job where I'll be forced to work in a GNU/Linux
> > environment, and I thought that maybe there exists some way to just
> > chroot in /compat/linux and have a complete GNU/Linux environment at
> > disposal, without the need for a dual booting setup.
> >
> > Any experiences or advices on doing such a thing?
> >
> > Thanx in advance!
> >
> yes I chroot into /compat/linux all the time just make sure that you
> kldload linux first to make sure it's loaded first.

Yes, thanx. The problem is that just chroot'ing into /compat/linux
doesn't provides you with a complete linux environment... how does one
add packages and stuff to achieve a full operating (development)

Thank you in advance,

Pietro Cerutti
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