[OpenBIOS] sparc32 status

Parag Patel parag at codegen.com
Wed Jun 7 22:18:42 CEST 2006

>> It seems it wants something like
>> /iommu at 0,10000000/sbus at 0,10001000/espdma at 4,8400000/esp at 4,8800000/sd at 2,0:b
>> as the device
>device[sd(0,2,0):b] ("halt" to halt): cdrom
>boot (press RETURN to try default list): netbsd
>Booting netbsd
>device[cdrom] ("halt" to halt):
>It prints no error, but does not do anything either.

It tried to boot from the cdrom but didn't find anything it liked there.
Or it failed to expand the alias.  I seem to recall that Solaris etc use
the comma-separated args in the boot command rather than space-separated
args.  Perhaps NetBSD is looking for something similar.

I think you're going to have to go grub around in the NetBSD code. :)
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