[OpenBIOS] First OOPS
laurent at lvivier.info
Mon Dec 22 17:38:04 CET 2008
Le 22 déc. 08 à 17:23, Blue Swirl a écrit :
> On 12/22/08, Laurent Vivier <laurent at lvivier.info> wrote:
>> Le 22 déc. 08 à 12:20, Blue Swirl a écrit :
>>> On 12/22/08, Laurent Vivier <laurent at lvivier.info> wrote:
>>>> On an install CD there is a forth script which start yaboot with
>>>> parameters but currently OpenBIOS is not able to decode this script
>>>> XML tags).
>>> Did OHW ever handle this?
>> It does, but it is a hack: it computes the checksum of the script to
>> identify it, and according the checksum the things to do are
>> hardcoded into
>> You have a big "switch()" and a "case" for each known script (for
>> "debian etch install CD", "debian sarge install CD", etc).
> Well, it wasn't that hard. The patch o_2_use_bootinfo.diff adds
> parsing of CHRP file ppc\bootinfo.txt. Still, the loaded yaboot does
> not work. Maybe a problem with ELF loader?
> I've shuffled the patch series a bit, so here are all pending patches.
> Would anyone mind if I applied them?
I don't totally agree with some of them, but it is a good start and
all are really needed, so please apply...
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