linux emulation

Predrag Punosevac punosevac at
Thu Mar 20 02:17:06 PDT 2008

Da Rock wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-03-20 at 08:50 +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
>>> I've read the handbook and just about anything on linux compat under
>>> freebsd. I am particularly interested in drivers under linux compat.
>> emulation allows execution of normal linux programs, not drivers
> Ok. So input devices won't work either? I refer to this page here:
> What is the driver mentioned here?
> Incidentally, what is the difference between linux and bsd drivers? 
They are written for different kernels!

> The
> drivers in question are manufacturers binaries for linux in an RPM;
> hence the question. Plus I came across several notations regarding
> building or using drivers from linux in bsd (linux-kmod-compat port, the
> above link, and more).
> For reference I'm merely very curious, not argumentative on this. Cheers
> for any answers offered.
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