On Fri, 30 Mar 2007 23:12:59 -0700 Andriy Babiy wrote:

> > > > > Since skype requires some i386 binary, it doesn't build on amd64.
> > > >
> > > > Where did you manage to get the sources?
> > > > Why didn't you give a try to use the port (/usr/ports/net/skype)?
> > > > It works just fine at amd64 (COMPAT_IA32 and COMPAT_LINUX32
> > > > should be used for kernel configuration).
> > >
> > > Thank you. I didn't know about those parameters. I'll give it a try.
> >
> > Well, there are the defaults and are presented at the GENERIC kernel.
> > To answer your question. The default (GENERIC) kernel should use i386
> > binaries, can't say about kernel modules though.

> It should work, but it didn't. As I didn't touch those parameters, they 
> were present in my kernel configuration. Is there anything else I should 
> set or configure? Just in case, if someone can have a look at my kernel 
> config and advise me, please find it attached.
> Thank you.

Well, so far so good. You didn't show any error messages and any
diagnostics. I even can't understand your "it doesn't build on
amd64". Did you give it a try (to install from the port)? Have you got
any error messages? Does your sound card work with FreeBSD
applications? Which version of FreeBSD do you run? 

Boris Samorodov (bsam)
Research Engineer, http://www.ipt.ru Telephone & Internet SP
FreeBSD committer, http://www.FreeBSD.org The Power To Serve
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