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Date:      Wed, 27 Dec 2006 22:49:32 +0300
From:      Boris Samorodov <>
To:        "Jim Stapleton" <>
Subject:   Re: linux compatability question
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <> (Jim Stapleton's message of "Wed, 27 Dec 2006 14:02:39 -0500")
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On Wed, 27 Dec 2006 14:02:39 -0500 Jim Stapleton wrote:

> I'm not sure what to do at this point, I'm trying to run a linux app
> (binary) that requires, and it's an x86 binary.

It requires a linux library.

> When I first ran it, it complained that the file could not
> be found (it was in my /usr/X11R6/lib directory. I made a simlink with

And that is a FreeBSD one.

> that name to that file to /compat/linux/usr/X11R6/lib and now get this
> error:

> ./partiview: error while loading shared libraries: /lib/
> ELF file OS ABI invalid

Yes, the linux app tries to load a FreeBSD library.

> This is on an i950 based notebook (integrated intel graphics), using
> the i810 and vga drivers in X. FreeBSD 6.1,  X is either 6.8 or 6.9

> Any suggestions?

Remove your simlink and install graphics/linux-libGLU.

Boris Samorodov (bsam)
Research Engineer, Telephone & Internet SP
FreeBSD committer, The Power To Serve

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