Subject: Re: What parts of the NetBSD-kernel are "closed"?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com>
From: Ben Harris <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/12/2005 11:37:43
In article <434C5016.email@example.com> you write:
>Just out of curiosity: Is ath_hal the only 'sourceless' binary in the
sys/arch/arm/fpe-arm/armfpe.S is the ARM Floating-Point Emulator. It's not
used by normal NetBSD/arm systems (we do floating-point in userland), but I
think it's needed to run Linux executables.
sys/arch/vax/stand/pcs/pcs750.bin.uue is a file for initialising the
patchable control store on the VAX 11/750. As I understand it, this
corrects bugs in the CPU microcode.
Ben Harris <bjh21@NetBSD.org>
Portmaster, NetBSD/acorn26 <URL:http://www.NetBSD.org/Ports/acorn26/>