32-bit fbsd binaries on amd64 (we can already run 32bit linux/fc4 stuff, so this should work, right?)

Saša Stupar sasa at stupar.homelinux.net
Wed Sep 3 10:18:40 UTC 2008

> On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 5:16 PM, Wojciech Puchar
> <wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl> wrote:
>>> Now, I'm sure, as usual, I'm being naive, but:
>>> 1) We can run 32-bit linux on amd64, so do we have 32-bit freebsd libs
>>> already?
>> yes.
>>> 2) If we don't have the 32-bit libs, is it possible to steal them
>> base system's 32-bit libs are installed by default, for older version
>> through compat6x,5x,4x
>>> directly from the corresponding i386 freebsd (as long as we haven't
>>> rebuilt our kernel too many times), or should we in all cases be
>>> building them (is there a wiki?  I'm sure setting the CFLAGS for
>> yes you can just copy any binaries.
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> As you may have guessed, I'm not terribly expert.  I managed to get
> this far (which is to say embarrassingly not far):
> ELF interpreter /libexec/ld-elf32.so.1 not found
> Abort trap: 6
> The only thing I see in libexec is ld-elf.so.1 - is it possible to do
> a standard sysinstall without any of the 32-bit stuff, or am I just a
> symlink short of a load?  If so, is there a metaport of 32-bit stuff,
> or do I have to take the leap and make buildworld?
> Steve
> _______________________________________________

I had the same issue. Just use sysinstall and install lib32 from
Distribution. Mine 64bit install was also installed without 32bit
libraries because I use minimal installation and then everything else from
the ports.


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