Subject: Re: NetBSD usage in embedded environments
To: Kamal R Prasad <>
From: Wojciech Puchar <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/29/2003 10:13:20
> > Some major subsystems - yes.  Filesystems can be excised fairly cleanly
> > by removing file-system directives.  Some other subsystems (eg: the
> > SV-compatible IPC stuff, LKMs, most compat modules, DDB, most device
> > drivers, IPsec, probably others) can also be removed at config time.
> an embedded device may not require ttys/remote login/sessions etc  and will
> probably have only root access thro a serial port. Im not sure if we can
> really remove a lot of the unused features of netbsd when it is ported to
> the embedded domain.
> regards
> -kamal
i think it's better for you to just write OS for your embedded device from
scratch, just using NetBSD sources to save your work (and get best TCP/IP
in the world ;)