Subject: Re: procfs/kernfs "required"? [was Re: kernel & libkvm... ]
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Michael L. VanLoon -- <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/13/1996 22:50:06
>On Sat, 13 Jan 1996 15:37:47 -0500 
> der Mouse <mouse@Collatz.McRCIM.McGill.EDU> wrote:

> > 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
> > NetBSD/alpha.

>...and the sun4m...

Well, and the fact that the i386 port has always required the *best*
PC hardware, not the most obsolete.  On the PC, NetBSD is probably the
most obsolete-equipment-intolerant of the free "unix" systems.

  Michael L. VanLoon                       
       --<  Free your mind and your machine -- NetBSD free un*x  >--
     NetBSD working ports: 386+PC, Mac 68k, Amiga, HP300, Sun3, Sun4,
                           DEC PMAX (MIPS), DEC Alpha, PC532
     NetBSD ports in progress: VAX, Atari 68k, others...