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From: "Dmitri Pogosyan" <pogosyan@...>
Subject: Re: linux32 or chroot
Date: Sat, 29 Oct 2005 17:56:13 -0600
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

> 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

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