Has anyone made an attempt to run usermode linux on FreeBSD? Is the
There was a neat paper at BSDCon 2003 discussing running usermode FreeBSD
on Linux, and it talked about what would be necessary to make usermode
FreeBSD run on FreeBSD. You can find the paper off the USENIX web site,
or perhaps via Google. I think it was a relatively small set of changes.
They used NetBSD, and modified it's ptrace() in a pretty minor fashion.
They also hacked out the BIOS calls from a FreeBSD 4.7 to make it easier to
run (they don't have a VM8086 emulator :)
This is some pretty neat stuff!
Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au
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