Subject: Re: /kern/kernel
To: None <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/10/1998 10:21:41
On 10 Sep 1998 wrote:

: > This - or something like it - has been discussed before.  The biggest
: > problem with it is that what most programs want from /netbsd is the
: > symbol table, and that isn't always loaded into core.  (Indeed, unless

: Programs that want the symbol table get it by running namelist not
: looking in core.  The problem they have is not knowing the name of the
: kernel to look things up in.

Perhaps kernfs could create a proper symlink (assuming, of course, that the
kernel lives in /)?  Does the kernel know by what name it was loaded?

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.