Subject: Re: How to identify NetBSD ELF kernel?
To: Pavel Roskin <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/14/1999 11:58:27
On Thu, 14 Oct 1999 11:51:13 +0400 (EEST)
Pavel Roskin <email@example.com> wrote:
> IMHO it's impractical to duplicate all features of GNU GRUB in every
> bootloader. I mean support for 4 filesystems, filename completion,
> forthcoming netboot support, forthcoming IsaPNP support (if I don't
> upgrade my AWE64 before that :-))
NetBSD's bootloader supports a large number of filesystems, too:
...EXT2FS would be easy, and MSDOSFS is probably not far off.
...NetBSD already has ISAPnP support in the kernel. Why does it need to
be in the bootloader?
> Can anybody give me a fresh kernel? I mean it should be compiled with the
> latest tools and contain the Elf Note section. Sorry, I cannot afford
> trashing my NetBSD installation right now.
NetBSD kernels don't have the note sections in them. Only userland binaries.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>