Subject: Re: "User mode NetBSD"
To: Daniel Horecki <>
From: haad <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 05/05/2007 23:51:01
Hash: SHA1

Daniel Horecki wrote:
> 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?

from my point of view this is doable :)) but I'm not one of big experts aroud here.

>> 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?
> morr
Did you notice DragonflyBSD Vkernel ?


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