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Re: build OpenBSD on Linux
Check out for something called picoBSD, you'll find it very interesting...
About building your other embedded stuff, you are able to build it on top
of Linux because the target OS too is Linux, but developing something like
OpenBSD on Linux would be too hairy to start with...
On Thu, 12 Feb 2004, Joe Cao wrote:
> The reason I asked if I can build openbsd on a LINUX is because the common desktop in our company is linux. We build our embedded OS (proprietory) from Linux, and take adavantage of the rich applications and support for Linux.
> So I want to know if I can do the same for OpenBSD. I don't want to run Openbsd as a destop. I'm building Openbsd as an embedded OS for a small box.
> So far what I heard is "no" from most of the responses. But I feel there must be some people already done that.
> Darren Tucker <email@example.com> wrote:
> Erwan.Lemonnier@ppm.nu wrote:
> > There are some open source simulators
> > available as well, but no name that I can remember on the spot. Suggestions
> > anyone?
> It's possible to install OpenBSD/vax on top of simh's vax emulator (use
> floppy34.fs as an emulated CDROM and boot off it, but don't start slice
> a on cylinder 0).
> It's not real quick, but on fast enough hardware it's just usable.
> Darren Tucker (dtucker at zip.com.au)
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