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Re: Executing IRIX binary ?

To: Robert Rusek <robru@teknuts.com>
Subject: Re: Executing IRIX binary ?
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Mon, 27 May 2002 23:46:24 -0700
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <000701c205bd$adaeff40$0a01a8c0@sohotower>; from robru@teknuts.com on Mon, May 27, 2002 at 01:32:43PM -0700
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On Mon, May 27, 2002 at 01:32:43PM -0700, Robert Rusek wrote:

> Looks like I have the kernal compiled with the IRIX binary support.  How
> do I go about executing the binaries?  When I try to execute it tells me
> that the file is not found.

The file it didn't find is the dynamic linker /usr/lib/libc.so.1.  You
have to install this file and others in special magic places.  Also the
kernel contains broken code to distinguish IRIX and Linux executables
which you'd have to fix first before the code has any chance of working.

  Ralf

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