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Re: redhat_base, /emul/linux
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: redhat_base, /emul/linux
- From: Mark Pecaut <mpecaut_(_at_)_steamboataffordable_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2001 00:13:54 -0500
- Mail-followup-to: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
On Sun, Apr 22, 2001 at 06:25:15PM -0700, Jacob Meuser wrote:
> I've managed to get Netscape6 and StarOffice 5.2 working, but I
> noticed a few things. After the redhat_base install, there is
> no /emul/linux/dev/null. Some programs try to write to it, and
> it gets created as a regular file with root.wheel 0644 permissions.
> For me this was while installing Netscape6 as rot.
I never had this problem installing Netscape 6. I installed it as a
normal user in a directory I could write to and then moved it to
/emul/linux/usr/local/netscape6 later. Besides the standard Netscape
bloat and crash, I didn't have any problems.
I haven't been able to install any plugins, but I haven't tried too
I had a lot of trouble installing StarOffice 5.2, however. I downloaded
the so-5_2-ga-bin-linux-en.bin file from sun and executed it. The first
problem I have is the setup script has the wrong path to test, which I was
able to fix. I also got some errors with shared libraries, which can
be fixed by setting the LD_LIBRARY_PATH envar to /emul/linux/lib/
However, once I fix these things, the thing just finishes with no errors,
and without leaving any setup files or any traces of any successful
So how did you do it?
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