Subject: Re: Syscalls [was Re: Support for ACLs]
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-kern
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.