On Monday 02 March 2009, Edward Ruggeri wrote: > Thanks very much! Will this actually change behavior of the Linux > kernel module, or is it just supposed to trick new versions of > linux_base to build?
Yes, it changes behaviour. It enables a couple of features new in the Linux 2.6 kernel. Glibc expects these features based on the advertised version of the compatibility layer. - Pieter > > -- Ned Ruggeri > > On Sun, Mar 1, 2009 at 7:35 PM, Pieter de Goeje <pie...@degoeje.nl> wrote: > > On Monday 02 March 2009, Edward Ruggeri wrote: > >> I am using FreeBSD 7.0 Stable. I want to run the Linguistica project > >> Linux binary. However, after loading the Linux kernel module, when I > >> try to run the binary the system replies: > >> > >> ./lxa-ubuntu-325: /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.9' not > >> found (required by ./lxa-ubuntu-325) > >> ./lxa-ubuntu-325: /usr/lib/obsolete/linuxthreads/libc.so.6: version > >> `GLIBC_2.4' not found (required by ./lxa-ubuntu-325) > >> > >> Besides asking the Linguistica developers whether they actually must > >> require such recent versions of the GNU C, C++ libraries, I tried to > >> install a more recent linux_base. However, everything beyond > >> linux_base-fc4 does not support Linux kernel 2.4.2. > >> > >> Is there a module for a newer version of the linux kernel that I can > >> build so as to install a newer linux_base? Or is there a way to use > >> the same 2.4.2 module but use more recent GNU C libraries? I am not > >> an expert in this area; is there something I haven't thought of? > > > > You can "upgrade" the linux compatibility layer by setting the sysctl: > > > > compat.linux.osrelease=2.6.18 > > > > For example in /etc/sysctl.conf. Then you should be able to install a > > newer version of linux_base. > > > > -- > > Pieter de Goeje _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"