[OpenBIOS] [Qemu-devel] Re: QEMU OpenBIOS booting?

Blue Swirl blauwirbel at gmail.com
Sun Apr 19 20:44:25 CEST 2009

On 4/19/09, M. Warner Losh <imp at bsdimp.com> wrote:
> In message: <f488382f0904190128l4383a56eu67a2f16eb338e61c at mail.gmail.com>
>             Steven Noonan <steven at uplinklabs.net> writes:
>  : I eventually decided it made more
>  : sense to get QEMU working instead. I did notice that the pre-OpenBIOS
>  : version of QEMU was able to boot Mac OS X via Open Hack'Ware, so I was
>  : annoyed to find that OpenBIOS didn't have such support. So, I might as
>  : well add it.
> Open Hackware was barely enough to boot older versions of Linux.
>  Other operating systems that needed more extensive properties from the
>  OpenFirmware device tree failed to boot because they weren't present.
>  I was involved in a large effort to get FreeBSD/powerpc booting on
>  QEMU only to have it fail utterly because the amount of hacking on
>  OpenHackWare needed was rather large and mysterious...

This is what I get with OpenBIOS:
>> *** Boot failure! No secondary bootloader specified ***

0 > boot cd:,\boot\loader cd:0
Consoles: Open Firmware console

FreeBSD/Open Firmware/PowerPC bootstrap loader, Revision 0.1
(root at xserve.lan.xcllnt.net, Thu Apr 16 18:47:58 UTC 2009)
Memory: 131072KB
Booted from: cd

Loading /boot/defaults/loader.conf
/boot/kernel/kernel data=0x4a4ce0+0x3d4e4 syms=[0x4+0x454f0+0x4+0x5a4b9]
Hit [Enter] to boot immediately, or any other key for command prompt.
Booting [/boot/kernel/kernel]...
Kernel entry at 0x13dac0 ...
panic: moea_bootstrap: no space to copy translations
Uptime: 1s

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