Subject: Re: misc kern questions
To: Travis H. <email@example.com>
From: David P. Reese, Jr. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/25/2006 01:39:41
On Aug 24, 2006, at 9:30 PM, Travis H. wrote:
> Can anyone describe succinctly how, say, Linux binary emulation works?
> URLs welcome. Calls to RTFM just as welcome. I'm hoping for
> something very low-level, like explaining that int 0x80 maps does
> this-or-that, whereas NetBSD natively uses int 0x81, or whatever.
The NetBSD guide has a very brief section on Linux emulation but it
doesn't really delve into any details.
The FreeBSD handbook has a blurb on implementation. However, on
NetBSD the plumbing is a little different.
David P. Reese, Jr.