Subject: Re: kernel & libkvm [was IIci success]
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Darren Reed <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/12/1996 21:39:47
In some email I received from Bill Studenmund, sie wrote:
> The origonal problem is that if /netbsd is not the running kernel, lots 
> of stuff breaks. Like useless programs like savecore & ps. :-) If /netbsd 
> was a mount point for an fs which made libkvm happy, or more cleanly, if 
> /netbsd was a symlink to something in the kernfs, then libkvm would do 
> the right thing regardless of which kernel gets run.

Having an equivalent of /dev/ksyms (from Solaris 2) would be nice...

...perhaps it could be part of the LKM code, since that's the main reason
there is a need for its existance.