NetBSD has bioscall() function

Chris Johns cjohns at
Mon Aug 27 10:16:20 UTC 2001

Thomas Bocek wrote:
> Chris Johns wrote:
> >Thomas Bocek wrote:
> >
> >>Here is my suggestion: Copy the linux code into the start16 file, ....
> >>
> >
> >Please do not copy Linux code. It is GPL and so cannot be become a part
> >of RTEMS.
> >
> Why not? RTEMS has a lot of GNU tools.

The GNU tools are not part of RTEMS kernel. They run on the host
development machines and are not embedded in the final product.

The license is a modified version of the GPL that allows commercial
usage. A number of people use RTEMS in closed source commercial products
and cannot link to GPL code.

 Chris Johns, cjohns @

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