On Saturday, 25 January 2003 at 13:55:50 -0500, Bill Moran wrote: > pura life CR wrote: >> What does this emulation consist on? Can I run linux and svr4 binaries?. > > It's not really emulation. In the case of Linux, it actually installs a > RedHat kernel and uses it when the system calls differ from the native > FreeBSD system calls.
No, that's not correct. It installs Red Hat (I think) libraries, but there's no way to run two kernels on a system. There is special non-Linux code which implements the differences between FreeBSD and Linux system calls. > You should be able to run most Linux and srv4 binaries. In my > experience, I've only ever come across 1 Linux binary that wouldn't > run (Pervasive database server). I can't vouch for the srv4 > compatibility, as I've never used it. Not many people use the System V.4 compatibility (I wonder why). It's possible that it has suffered from lack of love. Greg -- When replying to this message, please copy the original recipients. If you don't, I may ignore the reply or reply to the original recipients. For more information, see http://www.lemis.com/questions.html See complete headers for address and phone numbers To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message