Subject: Re: How good is FreeBSD emulation?
To: Jon Lindgren <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-i386
Date: 09/21/2000 22:33:49
On Thu, Sep 21, 2000 at 02:50:26PM -0400, Jon Lindgren wrote:
> Trying to install FreeBSD 4.1 here on a few machines... it isn't very nice
> at all.  Doing the install via an http proxy just doesn't work for me (or
> I don't work for it ;-)
> My query is: I have to run TIBCO's Rendezvous product on these
> boxes.  They have a version of their software out for FreeBSD-3.2.  The
> process are rather network intensive, but otherwise they're rather nice to
> the box.
> Is NetBSD's FreeBSD emulation up for the task?  Is it incomplete in any
> area?  I'd love it if these boxes are "lights out."

Just try it ! If it doesn't fail with a unimplemented syscall, it should
support the load.

Manuel Bouyer <>