Bizarre behaviour of Linux binary under 7.1

Boris Samorodov bsam at
Sat Mar 14 13:05:06 PDT 2009

On 14 Mar 2009 18:09:03 +0000 Christopher Key wrote:
> On Mar 14 2009, Boris Samorodov wrote:

> >Please, compare /compat/linux/ directory structures between an
> >old and new installation.
> >
> >It seems to me that you have /compat/linux/tmp directory at the
> >new one. It shouldn't exist.

> Thanks Boris,

> On the new installation, I do have a /compat/linux/tmp, which I didn't
> on the previous installation, and the removal of which fixed the
> problem.

OK, glad to hear it.

> Do you have any idea what might have caused its creation?

None that I'm aware of.

> The other difference between the two installation is that previously
> /compat was symlinked to /usr/compat, whereas on the new system, the
> contents of /compat is all on my root partition. I guess that this is
> probably not desirable and should be fixed.


> The previous installation was done entirely with sysinstall, including
> the partitioning, but this time I wanted to install straight into a
> gpt'd mirrored drive. I booted into mfsbsd, created partitions and
> mounted the structure under /mnt, then ran sysinstall (and chose /mnt
> as the install target). Perhaps I should have set up various symlinks
> whilst I was at it. Are there likely to be any other similar problems?

As for me so far I've never used gpt and always use sysinstall. Hence no
help from me here...

Boris Samorodov (bsam)
Research Engineer, Telephone & Internet SP
FreeBSD committer, The Power To Serve

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