Subject: Re: Embedded NetBSD?
To: None <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/29/2001 16:25:14
Rick Kelly <> writes:
> Back in 1996-1997 I was working for Samsung, in their network equipment
> design laboratory. We were planning to do a network appliance with NetBSD
> as the embedded OS. Since the developers there were already working on
> other products using PSOS and VXWORKS unders windows, it was considered
> a "good thing" to have a NetBSD development environment that would do
> cross-compiles under NT and allow downloads to the appliance hardware.
> I used UWIN to start hacking at something like the above. Unfortunately,
> when Korea had there economic downturn, Samsung closed down our lab.

This is exactly the sort of reason why it is nice that NetBSD will now
cross-build on Cygwin (which is much like UWIN.)

Perry E. Metzger
NetBSD Development, Support & CDs.