compiling parts of kernel in userland

Hans Petter Selasky hps at
Thu Jun 11 10:40:25 UTC 2015

On 06/11/15 08:56, K. Macy wrote:
> On Jun 10, 2015 11:53 PM, "Garrett Cooper" <yaneurabeya at> wrote:
>> (Adding -testing because this pertains to testing)
>> On Jun 10, 2015, at 23:48, K. Macy <kmacy at> wrote:
>>> I started work on something I called libukern which allows you to run
>>> essentially all non platform code in user adding a PCI passthrough
> driver
>>> so one can run unmodified drivers in user. Libuinet is great as far as
> it
>>> goes, but it's just the network stack. If you want something other than
>>> just networking you'll have to do something else.
>> If I had enough time and interest I’d look at investing my efforts in
> porting RUMP from NetBSD to FreeBSD and going about it that route, but I’m
> busy with other efforts so I can’t dedicate my time here yet. It seems like
> RUMP is the direction we should be going in…
> I looked at that first before starting a predecessor to uinet. You'll just
> have to trust me: no, it's not.


We already have libcuse and cuse.ko in base for character devices in 


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