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Re: Kernel compatibility between NetBSD/xen and NetBSD/i386 (or NetBSD/amd64)
On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 10:19:56AM +0100, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> "uname -m" reports "i386" (respectively "amd64") under a NetBSD/xen kernel.
> I think this is wrong because the two kernels are not ABI compatible
> to none Xen kernels.
Sure they are -- for userspace code. I don't think uname -m is meant to
describe the in-kernel ABI, but rather the ABI for userspace applications
requesting services from the kernel. I think this change would break stuff.
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