Re: fakeroot inquiry
> I hope there's no hard reason for that. It ought to be possible to set
> up some bridging (similar to what vmware does between host and guest os).
> But sure, that's a project for the future. Having the parent hurd
> provide a "fake" device port for the subhurd to use, not giving it
> direct access to the real Mach device port, would be a start, I guess.
> But I'm mostly ignorant about Mach device access.
This is exactly what `boot' does for the root device and the console already.
It would be straightforward to make it intercept other device_open calls
and provide other virtual devices, like a fake ethernet.
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