Subject: Re: Syscalls [was Re: Support for ACLs]
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/11/2001 11:19:40
On Sun, Mar 11, 2001 at 02:42:58AM -0500, der Mouse wrote:
> > 7. Compatibility. I booted a NetBSD kernel once which mistakenly
> > mounted the SunOS root filesystem. It came up running ALL the
> > binaries from SunOS without a hitch. I was amused.
> ALL? Surely not including the kmem grovelers? That would more than
> amuse me; it would astound me, and *damn* but it would impress me.
I wouldn't believe it. The SunOS kmem grovelers barely work across sparc
variants; at least I remember some of them being in /usr/kvm.