Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 1st Feb 2007 14:41 UTC, submitted by Oliver
FreeBSD "Linux has a large amount of device drivers for hardware not supported on FreeBSD, especially USB devices. Not rarely, such drivers have been written based on information derived by protocol sniffing, reverse engineering and the like. This makes the code highly undocumented, and renders the porting effort extremely error prone. To help with this task, I decided to start working on an emulation layer that would let us recompile the linux source code on FreeBSD, and provide a sufficiently complete emulation of the kernel APIs so that device drivers (or at least certain classes) could be used without modifications to their source code."
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RE[2]: Miss-information
by Moulinneuf on Fri 2nd Feb 2007 00:50 UTC in reply to "RE: Miss-information"
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"Found a thesaurus, eh? "

Nope , always had one.

"Doesn't make any deference"

Difference ... deference as to do with respect ...

"stuff like this is pure flame bait "

Insult with truth ... its more painful.

"I'm tired of hearing your ignorant anti BSD"

I ain't anti BSD , its not ignorant , and your reading it , unless your blind ...

" every time theirs a BSD related article on this site."

Well that would be another lie , since I don't join in all BSD discussion. Must be painful to see me join that you dream me in all of the others ...


the Italian name for the Swiss Federal Railways... ok

"either give it a rest or grow up!"

any other options ?

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