Subject: Re: What parts of the NetBSD-kernel are "closed"?
To: None <>
From: Jonathan A. Kollasch <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/12/2005 00:03:46
On Tuesday 11 October 2005 06:51 pm, Petar Bogdanovic wrote:
> Just out of curiosity: Is ath_hal the only 'sourceless' binary in the
> NetBSD-Kernel?

To my knowledge it's the only sourceless machine-dependant software for 
otherwise machine-independent hardware distributed in the kernel source tree. 
There are are also some unmodifiable (and even undistributable) pieces of 
microcode (in src/sys/dev/microcode, and available via packages) needed by 
various drivers.

	Jonathan Kollasch