[OpenBIOS] r624 - trunk/openbios-devel/forth/system

Nick Couchman Nick.Couchman at seakr.com
Sat Nov 21 16:36:25 CET 2009

But, if I check our rev 623, I'm back to the seek failed error :-).


>>> On 2009/11/21 at 03:29, Blue Swirl <blauwirbel at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 21, 2009 at 1:13 AM, Stefan Reinauer
<stepan at coresystems.de> wrote:
>> On 11/20/09 11:40 PM, Laurent Vivier wrote:
>>> Le vendredi 20 novembre 2009 à 20:09 +0100, svn at openbios.org a
écrit :
>>>> Author: stepan
>>>> Date: 2009-11-20 20:09:04 +0100 (Fri, 20 Nov 2009)
>>>> New Revision: 624
>>>> Modified:
>>>>    trunk/openbios-devel/forth/system/ciface.fs
>>>> Log:
>>>> In the IEEE 1275-1994 specification the parameters for Client
> calls
>>>> are not in forth stack order but in reversed (heh!) order. Our 
> implementation
>>>> confused this.
>>>> This might / will need some more work, but get this in so more
people can 
> test
>>>> easily.
>>> This breaks PPC boot. All my ISO disk images (Fedora 10, 11,
>>> 5.0.0, 4.0r6, openSUSE 11.1, openbsd 4.6, freebsd 7.2 ...) hang.
>>> are yaboot based.
>>> My etch HD disk image hangs with this message (it is quik based):
>>> call-method AG@: exception 5401f50
>> I am very sorry! Can you please try whether the problem goes away
>> just undoing the changes to call-method itself?
>> In that case we should back them out. Otherwise we should back out
>> whole patch...
> It also breaks Sparc64. Undoing just the call-method part does not
> help for either PPC or Sparc64, reverting fixes both.
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