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Date:      Thu, 3 Aug 2017 17:12:08 +0000
From:      "Krauss, N. (Nathan)" <>
To:        "" <>
Subject:   FreeBSD Compat6x-amd64 Package
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I'm attempting to install VMware Tools on a server running FreeBSD 8.4 but =
have been unable to do so due to the following error:

The VMware Tools for FreeBSD 8.4 depend on libraries provided by the compat=
6x-amd64 package. Unfortunately we were unable to locate these libraries on=
 your system.  Please install the compat6x-amd64 package from the FreeBSD P=
orts Tree before you attempt to configure VMware Tools.
The easiest way to install this package is by using pkg_add utility.  Refer=
 to the man pages on how to properly use this utility.
Please re-run this program after installing the compat6x-amd64 package.
Execution aborted.

I tried pulling the compat6x-amd64 package, but the file could not be found=

[zsroot@NSS /tmp]$ pkg_add -r compat6x
Error: Unable to get
s/amd64/packages-8.4-release/Latest/compat6x.tbz: File unavailable (e.g., f=
ile not found, no access)
pkg_add: unable to fetch '
/ports/amd64/packages-8.4-release/Latest/compat6x.tbz' by URL

Is there an alternate location that I could pull the compat6x-amd64 package=

Thank you,

Nathan Krauss
IT Security Specialist
Voya Financial(r)
Tel: 860.580.1222
Network Security Email:<><>;



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