Rump Kernels

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at
Thu Jan 22 23:32:44 UTC 2015

On 1/22/2015 3:32 PM, Gedare Bloom wrote:
> Hi,
> Has anyone taken a look at Rump Kernels, and feasibility to use any of
> it with RTEMS?
> Rump Kernels encapsulate parts of the NetBSD kernel that can be reused
> in other OS kernels. The obvious big wins come from device drivers,
> but also maintenance efforts are much reduced.
This would make an interesting GSoC project. The RUMP API adapter
doesn't look
too large and could be implemented by a student. It would be interesting
to see what
could be brought over this way.

Hint... someone write this up. :)
> Gedare
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