Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Busybox on OpenSolaris

I hacked busybox and now it's working on my Solaris machine. This is not very fresh version (1.2.0) because all last releases become more Linux-specific. I've removed some applets and added "df","init","mount","umount","ps" from Solaris. Network applets like "ifconfig" are currently not implemented. For embedded Solaris we need native "ifconfig" with "plumb" function.

~$ uname -a
SunOS sysadm 5.11 snv_110 i86pc i386 i86pc
~$ ./busybox
BusyBox v1.2.0 (2009.04.20-10:06+0000) multi-call binary

Usage: busybox [function] [arguments]...
or: [function] [arguments]...

BusyBox is a multi-call binary that combines many common Unix
utilities into a single executable. Most people will create a
link to busybox for each function they wish to use and BusyBox
will act like whatever it was invoked as!

Currently defined functions:
[, [[, awk, bunzip2, busybox, bzcat, cat, chgrp, chmod, chown, chroot, clear, cp, cpio, cut, date, dd, df, du, echo, ed, egrep, env, false,
fgrep, find, grep, gunzip, gzip, halt, head, hostid, hostname, hush, id, init, kill, less, ls, md5sum, mkdir, mknod, mount, mv, nc, nslookup,
poweroff, printf, ps, pwd, reboot, rm, sed, sh, sleep, sort, tar, tee, telnet, test, touch, tr, true, tty, umount, uname, unzip, vi, wc, whoami,
xargs, yes, zcat

4 comments:

Andre Lue said...

Great work Alex. Will you implement this in Milax?

alhazred said...

I hope (I've added spec to SFE repo).

N said...

а коммит в репозитарий OS будет?
или оно хакнуто сугубо для MilaX?

спасибо, отличная работа тем не менее :)

alhazred said...

N: I think need to port network applets before. This time you can build SFE package.