Re: [Linux-ia64] platform detection at run-time

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_napali.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2002-09-26 05:05:49
>>>>> On Wed, 25 Sep 2002 13:57:38 -0500, Nathan Straz <nstraz@sgi.com> said:

  Nathan> What are the puzzle pieces of a "properly configured
  Nathan> machine?"  It's worked on all Redhat 7.2 based systems I've
  Nathan> run.

It's wrong if execve("/bin/uname") returns a different value than the
x86 uname() system call.  To ensure consistency, it is necessary to
install the x86 version of uname in /emul/ia32-linux/bin/.

I'd hope that stuff like this will eventually be spelled out in the
LSB documents.

	--david
Received on Wed Sep 25 12:07:25 2002

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