> Is there a homepage for the em86 program? All I can find are ftp
Leslie Donaldson was the last person to work on em86 and bring it somewhat up to
date. The files that he links to can be found here.
Using LD_PRELOAD pointing to the libc5 compat libs on your RH system
will get it to work. That's as much as I remember, I havent touched it in a long
Peter Petrakis Warrior/Engineer firstname.lastname@example.org
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> Thats another problem, i just CANT connect to Compaq's site. Its been
> like that for like 6months for me. It resolves the IP, but then
> nothing. Its weird. So the URL you just gave me, i cant connect to. :(
> Apt cant install deb files which arent from your apt sources or atleast
> not that i know of. To install stray deb files, use the "dpkg" tool.
> The reason i wanted EM86 is to run things like netscape for x86 so that
> i could view flash and all the other cool not-alpha-friendly stuff.
> Unless you guys know how to get the flash plugin to work on the Alpha,
> which would also be useful to know.
> Richard Fillion
> -Proud Digital Server 3000 owner
> Jeffrey Chimene wrote:
> > Of course, while I was in the middle of composing the first edition
> of this reply, Netscape crashed.
> > However - what URL were you using? I noticed one of them was dead.
> I was able to download the
> > software earlier this week. Try the following URL: netscape
> > You'll need Alien, and, IMHO, I'd convert to a .deb and install in
> one pass. I still can't figure out
> > how to tell apt to install from an arbitrary .deb.
> > Also, why bother with EM86? Most of the "interesting" apps on that
> platform require NT.
> > --
> > microsoft free by 2003
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