32 bit apps under AMD64 Fedora

Chris Kloiber ckloiber at ckloiber.com
Sat Jun 5 16:05:24 UTC 2004

On Sat, 2004-06-05 at 05:40, tjnews at tolisgroup.com wrote:
> Hi Tom,
> Thanks for the response.  So this implies that the default kernel doesn't have 
> this set and that the libraries aren't installed by default.  Uh, why not (and 
> I know you're not the distro maintainer)??  One would think that providing the 
> highest level of out-of-the-box compatibility would be very important.
> Tim
> Quoting Thomas Zehetbauer <thomasz at hostmaster.org>:
> > You need to have CONFIG_IA32_EMULATION enabled in the kernel and the
> > necessary 32-bit libraries installed, especially glibc which includes
> > the library loader.
> > 
> > Tom

I have no issue running most 32-bit programs under the x86_64 kernel.
Even Codeweavers office (wine) works for standalone applications but not
as a mozilla plugin. I did an "@ Everything" install.

Chris Kloiber

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