Subject: Re: Driver hierarchy
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 03/19/2000 14:43:27
>> I guess what I'm really railing against is the fact that we can't
>> build a "m68k userland" -- [...]
> I like your idea of one userland per MACHINE_ARCH. I believe the
> main stumbling block at the moment is the maximum partitions per
> disklabel (and affected programs like disklabel) - anything else?
MAXPARTITIONS is trivial to work around; there's a sysctl to fetch the
As I understood it, the biggest problem was libkvm, which is - or at
least used to be - kernel-specific and hence port-specific. Has that
been cured, can (eg) all the 68k ports now use the same libkvm?
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