[OpenBIOS] Sparc64 OpenBIOS

Nick Couchman Nick.Couchman at seakr.com
Sat Nov 14 16:35:06 CET 2009

I have a pretty old version of the Solaris Nevada code that I tried to boot, and I got a different error: open isn't unique.  I'll post actual output here in a little while.

I'm pretty new to Qemu and OpenBIOS - what's the best way to go about debugging this?  GDB?  Qemu's built-in debugging?


>>> On 2009/11/13 at 11:38, Tarl Neustaedter <Tarl.Neustaedter at Sun.COM> wrote:
> Nick Couchman wrote:
>> So, forgive the ignorant question, but does this look to be an OpenBIOS 
> issue or a Qemu issue?
> Until you figure out why the seek is failing, you won't know.
> Minor comment about "seek"; this is in the forth engine file support, 
> and "seek" actually translates to scsi (or atapi) reads. It will 
> pre-load about 8k of data for future reads, so when debugging this, if 
> you put a breakpoint in your HBA code where scsi commands get issued, 
> you may be able to figure out what mistake it's making.

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