Subject: Re: FreeBSD 5/6/7 kernel emulator for NetBSD 2.x
To: Hans Petter Selasky <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/26/2005 07:03:26
On Mon, 24 Oct 2005, Hans Petter Selasky wrote:
> I have made an effort on making a FreeBSD 5/6/7 kernel emulator for NetBSD
> 2.x. Many device drivers are shared between these two operating systems, and
> I think a lot of work can be saved when it comes to porting code and patches
> forth and back. Currently this emulator makes my FreeBSD PCI ISDN driver load
> and run on NetBSD. I have chosen to make FreeBSD 5+ the standard for several
> reasons:

Can this be made to work with the FreeBSD nVidia drivers for accelerated 
3D graphics?

(I'm not exactly sure what the purpose of this whole thing is... in 
general, compatiblity of drivers seems far more desirable on the source 
layer than on the binary layer... think non-PC!)

  - Hubert