Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Dmitri Pogosyan <pogosyan@×××××××××××××.ca>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] linux32 or chroot
Date: Sat, 29 Oct 2005 23:57:53
Message-Id: 200510292356.j9TNuDZ10076@webmail.phys.ualberta.ca
You don't need anything, but emulation libraries installed to RUN precompiled
32 bit apps. More footwork is needed only if you want to compile 32 bit apps
yourself.


> What usually works better for installing x86 programs, linux32 or > creating a chroot 32 environment? > I am guessing it is a bit of both. > > My main goal is to get some of my old Loki games running. > > Using the linux32 command I have had success with... > -Railroad Tycoon and patches, needed the patches to start > -Alpha Centauri, though the patch will not install, the game starts > -SimCity 3000 is kicking me hard, it installs, but not completely, seems > to be missing some files, including the executable. Patch has problems > because it cant find all the needed files of the install. > -and a few other games I have yet to try. > > So would a chroot environment perhaps help with the problem apps? > I am sure I am not the first on this path, so how have some you done who > have tried these games? > > Thanks > Sean > -- > gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list
-- Dmitri Pogosyan Department of Physics Associate Professor University of Alberta tel 1-780-492-2150 412 Avadh Bhatia Physics Labs fax 1-780-492-0714 Edmonton, AB, T6G 2J1, CANADA -- gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list

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Re: [gentoo-amd64] linux32 or chroot Karol Krizka <kkrizka@×××××.com>