svn commit: r50605 - head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/linuxemu

Benjamin Kaduk bjk at
Sat Jul 29 20:12:22 UTC 2017

Author: bjk
Date: Sat Jul 29 20:12:21 2017
New Revision: 50605

  Note that 64-bit linuxulator cannot be statically linked into the kernel
  Reported by:	kan, R. Tyler Croy <tyler at>


Modified: head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/linuxemu/chapter.xml
--- head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/linuxemu/chapter.xml	Sat Jul 29 16:09:40 2017	(r50604)
+++ head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/linuxemu/chapter.xml	Sat Jul 29 20:12:21 2017	(r50605)
@@ -148,11 +148,10 @@
-    <para>Users who prefer to statically link &linux; binary
-      compatibility into a custom kernel should add
-      <literal>options COMPAT_LINUX</literal> to their custom kernel
-      configuration file.  Compile and install the new kernel as
-      described in <xref linkend="kernelconfig"/>.</para>
+    <para>Since the Linux binary compatibility layer has gained support
+      for running both 32- and 64-bit Linux binaries (on 64-bit x86 hosts),
+      it is no longer possible to link the emulation functionality statically
+      into a custom kernel.</para>
     <sect2 xml:id="linuxemu-libs-manually">
       <title>Installing Additional Libraries Manually</title>

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