Subject: Re: "User mode NetBSD"
To: Matthias Scheler <email@example.com>
From: Antti Kantee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/06/2007 12:43:52
On Sat May 05 2007 at 22:34:52 +0100, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> > id est, is it possible to create a NetBSD port to run on top
> > of NetBSD?
> Yes, of course. You can already do that with emulators like GXemul
> ("pkgsrc/emulators/gxemul") or QEMU ("pkgsrc/emulators/qemu").
But, it is not possible to single-step through kernel code in gdb when
running the OS in qemu (or at least it doesn't work for me). I bet that
would work in a userspace OS image. Can't say which approach would be
easier for fixing the problem, though.
Antti Kantee <email@example.com> Of course he runs NetBSD
"la qualité la plus indispensable du cuisinier est l'exactitude"