[OpenBIOS] .bin?

Blue Swirl blauwirbel at gmail.com
Mon Aug 27 21:19:37 CEST 2007

On 8/27/07, Andreas Färber <andreas.faerber at web.de> wrote:
> Am 26.08.2007 um 20:14 schrieb Blue Swirl:
> > On 8/25/07, Duane Ryan <bailey.d.r at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> I'm looking for a .bin file for ppc for the purpose of using it as
> >> a qemu
> >> bios (openhackware is broken). However, there are a few problems.
> >> 1, there
> >> isn't an ppc target. You list it in your readme as a target, but the
> >> rules.xml/config.xml for ppc don't exist, and I can't build a cross
> >> compiler. So, is there a previously built openbios image?
> >
> > Please try this patch. The config file should be the same as when
> > cross-compiling and the rules file is almost the same except of course
> > for the cross prefixes. As I don't have any PPC hardware, I can't test
> > the patch.
> Your patch compiles fine and results in the attached "ls -l" output
> in obj-ppc.
>   (and "make run" does give an OpenBIOS prompt)
> Your config file looks somewhat cleaner than my first attempt (no
> differentiation between host/target tools).
> Are you sure that PearPC stuff should be included in the ppc config
> for qemu? Isn't PearPC an old abandoned ppc emulator unrelated to qemu?
> And should we really enable PCI debugging?

I don't know much about PPC. There are three variants in OpenBIOS:
briq, mol and pearpc. But Qemu supports PowerMac and PREP machines.
Just try the six possible combinations? :-)

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