[LinuxBIOS] Solaris

Stefan Reinauer stepan at openbios.org
Sat Aug 6 14:10:05 CEST 2005

* Justin Cormack <justin at street-vision.com> [050616 13:25]:
> >Solaris on x86/amd64 does not contain any open firmware support. So
> >while using OpenBIOS to boot Solaris might be possible (if they don't
> >do legacy bios calls), it won't benefit from OpenBIOS' IEEE1275
> >compliance. This might change with OpenSolaris though--
> >
> There are some odd BIOS based interfaces in the x86 code (though at some 
> point it just builds a structure that looks like what comes out of the 
> Sun PROMS). Probably easiest to just port the Open Firmware support from 
> the Sparc part of the tree as its all there though.
definitely the cleanest solution. Volunteers? I can help on the OpenBIOS


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