Complete environment on top of /compat/linux

Tijl Coosemans tijl at
Sat Feb 10 15:46:12 UTC 2007

On Saturday 10 February 2007 16:13, Pietro Cerutti wrote:
> On 2/10/07, Matt Kitche Donovan <kitche at> wrote:
> > Pietro Cerutti wrote:
> > > 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.
> >
> > 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)
> environment?

emulators/linux_dist* is what you're looking for I think.

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