Subject: Re: libsa/loadfile.c
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bharani Chadalavada <email@example.com>
Date: 07/16/2001 19:08:39
Jason R Thorpe wrote:
> You are wrong :-) dbsym is for special cases where you can't load symbols
> from a boot program at all. It was originally used for bootstrapping the
> Sun 3 port, and may be used for ports like NetBSD/algor or NetBSD/walnut,
> where the kernel is loaded directly by the firmware, and the firmware
> provides no way to implement a boot program to load the symbols for you.
But then, how does the a.out stuff work then?