Quoting "Roman Divacky" <rdivacky@FreeBSD.org> (from Wed, 17 Sep 2008
> On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00:06PM +0200, Alexander Leidinger wrote:
>> Quoting "Stefan Lambrev" <firstname.lastname@example.org> (from Wed,
>> 17 Sep 2008 12:17:40 +0300):
>> >Alexander Leidinger wrote:
>> >>Quoting "Stefan Lambrev" <email@example.com> (from
>> >>Tue, 16 Sep 2008 16:32:29 +0300):
>> >>>Virtual Drive Information:
>> >>>VD DRV RLP RLS RLQ STS SIZE STATE NAME
>> >>>0 2 1 0 0 64kB 139392MB Optimal Ah and btw I
>> >>>think it was mandatory to have compat.linux.osrelease=2.6.12
>> >>>(2.6.16 works too but you have to fix the script to not complain -
>> >>>i think the port is still not fixed?)
>> >>Not related to $Subject, but related to the linuxulator: Only use
>> >>the default osrelease value or 2.6.16. Anything else may open
>> >>pandoras box.
>> >The port comes with a shell script/wrapper which require you to use
>> >2.6.12. I think the maintainer promised to change it to >= 2.6.12
>> >I personally use 2.6.16 and fixed the wrapper by myself to work only
>> >with this version.
>> >The point of the maintainer is that if it works with 2.6.12, why we
>> >should disable it?
>> >For me it's enough to work with default 2.6.16 value, but someone
>> >may want to experiment .. not that a small shell script will stop
>> >them ..
>> The linuxulator (kernel) will only switch to 2.6 mode with 2.6.16,
>> with everything else it will stay in 2.4 mode. The linux
>> infrastructure (ports) may decide to do their own stuff based upon the
>> value of osversion. In the linux_base-fc6 this is the case for sure
>> (libc and so on). The port you use may do the same. You've been
> actually linuxulator checks if the "osrelease" string is at least 3 chars
> long and if the 3rd char is "6" so "2.6.16" works exactly the same as
Ups... sorry. It seems my memory fades away regarding this.
A complex system designed from scratch never works and
cannot be patched up to make it work. You have to start
over, beginning with a working simple system.
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