Subject: Re: FreeBSD 5/6/7 kernel emulator for NetBSD 2.x
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/28/2005 20:16:59
On Oct 28, 2005, at 4:41 PM, Bill Studenmund wrote:

> Well, we don't have an implementation, but my thought is "no." This  
> may
> not work out, though...

Correct.  What major number would you use to create these static nodes?

> My thought about that was to permit a second (or more) devfs mount,  
> and
> use them for chroot environments. And they would only get a subset of
> devices. And even if the main devfs could gain nodes after boot, they
> could well not (and probably shouldn't).

Correct.  This is what the "rules" stuff FreeBSD's devfs does.

- thorpej