[OpenBIOS] Bootloader

Samuel Rydh samuel at ibrium.se
Tue Jan 6 15:37:47 CET 2004

On Tue, Jan 06, 2004 at 03:24:55PM +0100, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> * ron minnich <rminnich at lanl.gov> [040106 04:15]:
> > what is interesting is that linuxbios works on PPC. 
> > 
> > So a full linuxbios->openbios->your code exists, if anyone wants to put it 
> > together, that would be all open-source.
> Everything that is needed has already been merged into the OpenBIOS tree
> (currently only in BK, not in CVS)
> The ppc architecture code of OpenBIOS already has a dummy target for an
> MPC107 board, like the Embedded Planet EP405pc which is supported by
> LinuxBIOS. It probably needs some fiddling to get everything working on
> real hardware, but we're really close now..
> If somebody wants to look at this, please do!

I actually have the MPC107 board I added that target for (a PowerPC 750 CPU
on a PCI card). I wrote the POST stuff for it some time ago so it should
be simple enough to get OpenBIOS running on it.


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