[rescue] Easiest way to run an old Sparc binary on another unix?

Jonathan J. M. Katz jon at jonworld.com
Fri Oct 29 14:10:26 CDT 2010

On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 2:59 PM, Ethan O'Toole <ethan at 757tech.net> wrote:
> Installed OpenBSD 4.7, enabled the kernel emulation for SVR4, BSD/OS and
> dynamic OpenBSD a.out bins.
> When I run the Sun binary it just returns a not found error, and no closing
> quote error. Almost like it's trying to run it as a shell script or
> something.
> file <file> returns:
> <file>: sparc demand paged dynamically linked executable not stripped

You can't run sparc binaries on an x86 platform, at least not with
OpenBSD emulation. You can run Solaris/x86, SCO, etc.

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