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Old 04-26-05, 01:25 AM   #5
sp0rk
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Default Re: Any ideas when FreeBSD AMD64 driver is out?

zander:
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It seems that FreeBSD/amd64 doesn't currently support loadable kernel modules; there also doesn't seem to be FreeBSD/x86 (?), let alone Linux binary compatibility.
Hmm...fraid not:

http://www.freebsd.org/releases/5.3R...64.html#KERNEL

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Loadable kernel modules now work and are enabled in the amd64 build.
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Preliminary support for running 32-bit Linux binaries on amd64 has been added. This feature is enabled with the COMPAT_LINUX32 kernel option.
Granted, it's preliminary, but the loadable kernel modules are completely implemented in there. Why would you need linux binary compat for a FreeBSD AMD64 driver, anyway? Shouldn't it be natively built on a FreeBSD AMD64 machine?
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