FreeBSD Compat6x-amd64 Package
Krauss, N. (Nathan)
Nathan.Krauss at voya.com
Thu Aug 3 17:12:33 UTC 2017
I'm attempting to install VMware Tools on a server running FreeBSD 8.4 but have been unable to do so due to the following error:
The VMware Tools for FreeBSD 8.4 depend on libraries provided by the compat6x-amd64 package. Unfortunately we were unable to locate these libraries on your system. Please install the compat6x-amd64 package from the FreeBSD Ports Tree before you attempt to configure VMware Tools.
The easiest way to install this package is by using pkg_add utility. Refer to the man pages on how to properly use this utility.
Please re-run this program after installing the compat6x-amd64 package.
I tried pulling the compat6x-amd64 package, but the file could not be found.
[zsroot at NSS /tmp]$ pkg_add -r compat6x
Error: Unable to get ftp://ftp-archive.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD-Archive/ports/amd64/packages-8.4-release/Latest/compat6x.tbz: File unavailable (e.g., file not found, no access)
pkg_add: unable to fetch 'ftp://ftp-archive.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD-Archive/ports/amd64/packages-8.4-release/Latest/compat6x.tbz' by URL
Is there an alternate location that I could pull the compat6x-amd64 package from?
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