This is a discussion on Re: Trouble With Linux Compatibility - FreeBSD ; Roman Divacky wrote: > On Sun, Nov 09, 2008 at 12:41:28PM -0800, Drew Tomlinson wrote: > >> I have never used linux compatibility before. I followed the >> instructions from the handbook and have the linux kernel module loaded, >> ...
Roman Divacky wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 09, 2008 at 12:41:28PM -0800, Drew Tomlinson wrote:
>> I have never used linux compatibility before. I followed the
>> instructions from the handbook and have the linux kernel module loaded,
>> a procfs filesystem mounted, and linux_base-fc4 and additional libraries
>> urchin# kldstat
>> Id Refs Address Size Name
>> 1 11 0xffffffff80100000 6a85c8 kernel
>> 2 1 0xffffffff807a9000 20220 geom_mirror.ko
>> 3 2 0xffffffffb04b7000 17b8a linux.ko
>> 4 1 0xffffffffb051f000 3457 linprocfs.ko
>> urchin# df -h
>> Filesystem Size Used Avail Capacity Mounted on
>> /dev/mirror/gm0s1a 496M 243M 213M 53% /
>> devfs 1.0K 1.0K 0B 100% /dev
>> /dev/mirror/gm0s1d 224G 7.7G 198G 4% /usr
>> linprocfs 4.0K 4.0K 0B 100% /usr/compat/linux/proc
>> urchin# portversion -v | grep linux
>> linux-expat = up-to-date with port
>> linux-fontconfig = up-to-date with port
>> linux-glib2 = up-to-date with port
>> linux-openmotif = up-to-date with port
>> linux-xorg-libs = up-to-date with port
>> linux_base-fc4 = up-to-date with port
>> I am trying to install a linux rpm of Legato Networker Backup Client.
>> However I get these errors:
>> urchin# rpm -i --dbpath /var/lib/rpm --root /compat/linux --test
>> error: failed dependencies:
> I suggest you chroot into the linuxulator first....
Thank you for your reply. However I do not understand what to do. If I
chroot into /compat/linux, then I lose the ability to run rpm because it
is not in my path and I can't access from chroot environment. I read
the Handbook section again. I don't find any mention of chroot. I have
also been reading the following two guides in an effort to figure this out.
The O'Reilly article doesn't mention chroot. The linux.com article
makes mention of it as optional to run linux binaries already
installed. However I don't have any installed. Is there some linux rpm
port I need to install?
I'm having a tough time grasping the concepts. Help!?!
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