Subject: Re: Adding kernel code to libkern
To: Greywolf <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/13/2003 23:00:46
On Tue, May 13, 2003 at 01:49:04PM -0700, Greywolf wrote:
> This would appear to be a statement of opinion rather than fact

Yes. It has an implicit IMHO.

> What is so "right" about wedges, considering they don't cover all the
> cases, either...?

The right way is to encode as little magic/knowledge as possible in the kernel
or bootloader (i.e. just what is needed to bring it up, depending on BIOS, 
PROM, what-have-you) and do everything else in userland - while still being
able to use images of my i386 vfat32 partition on my sparc64 machine.