linux_base question

Boris Samorodov bsam at
Sat Dec 20 10:27:54 UTC 2008

On Thu, 18 Dec 2008 22:43:22 +1000 Da Rock wrote:

> If this is the case, what is the difference between the ports?

Well, just what they are: ports for Fedora Core 6, Fedora 7 and
Fedora 8.

> Do the libraries change?

Sure, some libraries changes did occure. At least minor versions
were. A more detailed information you may discover the differencies
looking at makefiles and pkg-plist files.

> Supporting software?

Hw, compat.linux.osrelease should be set to 2.6.16.

> Can freebsd effectively emulate any kernel version?

No, the default is 2.4.2 and a planned one (not default and not fully
supported, but in a good shape so far) is 2.6.16.


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