Subject: Re: "User mode NetBSD"
To: Ernesto Bascon <>
From: Daniel Horecki <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 05/05/2007 22:16:39
2007/5/5, Ernesto Bascon <>:
> HI everybody:
> I have no the needed skills to work on these areas, but:
> 1. Is it feasible to implement something like "User mode Linux" on
> NetBSD; id est, is it possible to create a NetBSD port to run on top
> of NetBSD? What would be the difficult things to do a port like that?
> 2. If that is possible, would be feasible to implement the NetBSD on
> top of NetBSD port 100% portable? I mean, if NetBSD has been ported to
> run on top of NetBSD syscalls instead of direct hardware access, would
> be possible implement this port ONCE and compile the same source with
> no modification on every supported platform?
> If both things are possible, a lot of possibilities can be done on it!
> Kind regards,
> Ernesto

Maybe not user mode netbsd, but... did you heard about Xen?


Daniel 'Shinden' Horecki