Subject: Re: uname fails with BSDI netscape
To: Michael L. VanLoon -- HeadCandy.com <michaelv@HeadCandy.com>
From: Jarkko Torppa <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/15/1996 20:14:18
On Sun, 14 Jan 1996, Michael L. VanLoon -- HeadCandy.com wrote:
> Does anyone know why the BSDI version of netscape reports that uname
> fails when trying to figure out what system it's running on, when
> running it on NetBSD (1.1)?
BSDI-1.1 uses getkerninfo syscall to get that information, it seems to be
BSDI addition to getkerninfo.
from BSDI-1.1 sys/kinfo.h
* Remaining types added by BSDI; use temporary numbers unlikely
* to conflict with Berkeley additions until merged.
* sysinfo data
#define KINFO_SYSINFO (101 << 8)
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