Subject: Re: How to identify NetBSD ELF kernel?
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/16/1999 00:51:34
In article <>,
Martin Husemann <> wrote:
>As far as I understand this, NetBSD ELF kernels don't have the note section
>we stick in the userland binaries (to get emulation right) simply because 
>our kernel makefiles don't create them.
>IMHO the request to give a bootloader (not *our* bootloader) some mechanism
>to tell a NetBSD kernel from a FreeBSD one is not that unreasonable and the
>solution seems cheap.
>So besides the off-topic discussion whether we like, want, need or are going
>to actively support GRUB, why don't we just change the kernel build process
>and add the notes section?

I totally agree.