Subject: Re: procfs/kernfs "required"? [was Re: kernel & libkvm... ]
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: None <is@Beverly.Rhein.DE>
List: current-users
Date: 01/19/1996 02:43:04
Open Carefully -- Contents Under Pressure ( wrote:
: Interesting that you should mention size of a kernel.
: On my SS2 running StunOS, the kernel size on disk is 1417172 bytes,
: size in memory is 1089536+173152+84960 [total 1347648] bytes.

...compiled with SUNs cc

: On my SS1+ running NetBSD 1.1 *with* COMPAT_SUNOS, PROCFS, KERNFS, MFS,
: CD9660 [which all provide more functionality than my StunOS kernel does],
: the kernel on disk is 1167591, in memory is 974816+106072+78648
: [1159536].

...compiled with gcc 2.4.5, more or less. It looks like talk(1) is not the only
technology, where SUN is 5 years behind the state of the art.

	Ignatios Souvatzis