Subject: Re: FreeBSD 5/6/7 kernel emulator for NetBSD 2.x
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/27/2005 14:28:08
On Thu, Oct 27, 2005 at 11:03:44AM +0200, Hans Petter Selasky wrote:
> I don't think my emulator code is binary compatible with FreeBSD, but it might 
> make it easier for nVidia, hence they just have to recompile the code on 
> NetBSD, and don't have to change so much.

Nvidia essentially provides a closed source object and an Open Source
wrapper around that. This is similiar to ath(4). This isn't the real
problem though, that is userland support. The Nvidia OpenGL library
requires IIRC things like TLS, which is not available in NetBSD.