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Re: support for Tru64 binaries in 2.4.18 and later

OK, with help from the list I found the problem. The binfmt_aout module was not
loaded automatically as I expected. (looked for the messages in syslog)

alias binfmt-0008 binfmt_aout, if I remember well.


On Mon, Mar 10, 2003 at 08:32:33AM +0100, Helge Kreutzmann wrote:
> Hello Ionut,
> On Sat, Mar 08, 2003 at 11:47:53PM +0100, Ionut Georgescu wrote:
> > does anyone know what has happend with the support for Tru64 binaries in 2.4.x?
> > I have just realized that acroread stopped working after a kernel upgrade from
> > 2.2.20-generic to 2.4.18-generic. Just running /sbin/loader gives me on both
> > 2.4.18 and 2.4.20 (compiled with CONFIG_OSF4_COMPAT)
> > 
> > bash: /sbin/loader: cannot execute binary file
> > 
> > Am I missing something ? It is a fresh woody system.
> I am running acroread fine with 2.4.20-pre4. So check your kernel
> config (sorry, do not know the option off hand, something with ECOFF).
> Regards
>         Helge
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