Subject: Re: COMPAT_LINUX on amd64
To: Frank van der Linden <>
From: Wojciech Puchar <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/23/2005 00:43:24
>> any idea? looks like strange problem as package is already prepared...

thank you again. strange - most programs work but /emul/linux/bin/ls does 
not! ls does not seem to be very complicated and doesn't use pthread.

other programs crash if using pthreads, works if not.

> You need to do:
> sysctl -w emul.linux.kern.osrelease=2.6.30
> ..and then try again.
> COMPAT_LINUX for amd64 is still "experimental", though it should work for a 
> lot of things. One problem is likely to be programs that use the newer Linux 
> thread library.
> - Frank
is it matter of library itself or it's interface with program? i mean if 
putting somehow older library will be a fix