[ECOS] OpenBSD and FreeBSD question? Thanks!

Gary D. Thomas gary.thomas@mind.be
Sun Jan 5 17:53:00 GMT 2003


On Sun, 2003-01-05 at 09:52, jameshq@liverpool.ac.uk wrote:
> Hi all:
>   Can anyone tell me what's the difference between the OpenBSD(net
> template) TCP/IP Stack and 
> the FreeBSD TCP/IP Stack(new_net template)?
> 
> For using FreeBSD Does anything(the device driver) needs to be
> changed?
> 
> If the current device driver support the OpenBSD, will it be suitable
> for the FreeBSD without change?
> 
> (I can compile my deviece driver for the OpenBSD without problem, but
> when I tried to use the FreeBSD
> I encounter some problem, do I need to redesign the device driver?)

The device drivers should be compatible (no changes required).
The major difference at this time is that the new stack does
not support SNMP (i.e. you can't build the SNMP package if
you select "new_net")

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