[OpenBIOS] SUN OBP source code released
renau at soe.ucsc.edu
Tue Oct 10 22:35:12 CEST 2006
That sucks, I guess that Sun only released the OpenSPARC version. In
version, the hardware implements the hypervisor (sun4v).
On Oct 10, 2006, at 1:25 PM, Blue Swirl wrote:
>> SUN has released (under BSD license I believe), the source
>> code for their OpenBoot (OPB). This includes the forth programs
>> for many of their sun machines.
> The mode of operation in this version is that OBP talks to a
> hypervisor, it does not access hardware directly. So for example the
> low level code could be used in making OpenBIOS run on top of the
> hypervisor, but would this be useful? Higher level code could be used
> elsewhere, but I'm no Forth expert.
> The hypervisor sources are very Niagara-specific.
> Actually I don't know what to do with this otherwise very nice package.
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