DFly and FreeBSD 4.10 side-by-side?

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at britannica.bec.de
Fri Nov 12 09:34:08 PST 2004

On Fri, Nov 12, 2004 at 02:47:46PM +0000, Jonathon McKitrick wrote:
> Rather than swapping hard drives, I'm wondering how difficult it would be to
> keep the DFly source repo, and build a kernel next to my FreeBSD kernel,
> then switch back and forth.  Somewhere (an ONLAMP interview, IIRC) I read
> about a developer doing this.

This is difficult. Our ps and other libkvm derived tools are not compatible
and some others might have problems on the other kernel too.

You can try to use two separate root filesystems and a shared /usr, for
the time being it should work fine.


> jm
> --
> My other computer is your Windows box.

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