[TUHS] UVM VM system

Brad Spencer brad at anduin.eldar.org
Sun Sep 2 05:53:25 AEST 2018

Clem Cole <clemc at ccc.com> writes:


>> and it looks encouraging.  Apparently NetBSD is using it.
> Hmm - integrated/used it at one time ... but ... I'm not sure of that is
> still true of it it even really made it out.  That was all happening when I
> was still hacking on Alphas (which was a long time ago).   We'd need the
> active NetBSD folks to chime in on curent state.


Yes, UVM has been used with NetBSD for a very long time.  The browseable
CVS repo at www.netbsd.org suggests that work started in 1997 - 1998 or
so.  Looks like in 1999 the Mach VM was completely removed from NetBSD
except for some include files, but clean up appears to have continued
into 2000.

Brad Spencer - brad at anduin.eldar.org - KC8VKS - http://anduin.eldar.org

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