Subject: Re: procfs/kernfs "required"? [was Re: kernel & libkvm... ]
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Collatz.McRCIM.McGill.EDU>
List: current-users
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

					der Mouse