Subject: Re: NetBSD booting NetBSD on a TS-7xxx
To: None <>
From: Toru Nishimura <>
List: port-arm
Date: 12/05/2006 12:28:58
Jesse Off wrote;

> I recently wrote a program to allow NetBSD to boot other OS' from within 
> NetBSD itself.

[ ... snip ... ]

> I'll probably implement arbitrary ELF file loading sometime this month 
> (right now it only works with raw images)

As a side note, it's possible to distinguish NetBSD ELF from Linux 2.4 or 2.6
looking at ELF "private flags" field.

In Little Endian short, offset 0x24 of kernel ELF header differs as;
- NetBSD    0x0602
- Linux 2.4  0x0002
- Linux 2.6  0x0202

Toru Nishimura/ALKYL Technology