Subject: Re: procfs/kernfs "required"? [was Re: kernel & libkvm... ]
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Collatz.McRCIM.McGill.EDU>
Date: 01/13/1996 15:37:47
>> Its true that a lot of the NetBSD community is in to retrocomputing,
> How do you mean this?
I don't know how that statement's author meant it. But I feel that I'm
an example of it, so perhaps I can explain what _I_ take it to mean.
It just means that we sue older-than-state-of-the-art machines. My
NetBSD/sun3 at home is a Sun-3/150; I don't think Sun supports it at
all any longer, certainly not in software terms. I'm working on
getting an sc driver working for the -3/260, which is probably even
> In the sense that NetBSD only ports to "old" computers?
No, more in the sense that a lot of old computers end up in the hands
of NetBSD-community people who want to run a real OS on them. The
ports-only-to-old-machines bit is obviously false; just look at