Server - Linux Compat

Nash Nipples trashy_bumper at
Tue Sep 23 21:54:32 UTC 2008

> When I was young, many many moons ago, and I installed
> FreeBSD 4.4 for the 
> first time, I enabled linux compatability ...
> Each build since, I have enabled it ...
> So not I am at the point of asking myself why?
> All I run is webservers and namesrvers, you know, Bind,
> Apache, Mysql, 
> vmpop3d, PHP, Exim and shh...not to mention a few utils,
> ipa, ipfw etc.
> Does anyone have any compelling reason I should continue to
> enable linux 
> compatability?
> Are there any pitfalls (Security, Performance) in doing so?
> -Grant 

if there is no warning in the comments i think its harmless
nobody knows when you are going to need a linux binary to run
lsof maybe?


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