[OpenBIOS] Cross-compiling and testing sparc64 on Mac OS X

Mark Cave-Ayland mark.cave-ayland at siriusit.co.uk
Sun Nov 29 17:12:16 CET 2009

Andreas Färber wrote:

> Nope. Not ruling out a QEMU issue, but it's specific to sparc64 on Mac 
> OS X host.
> I never got further on sparc64, so the errors you are discussing now 
> seemed like a leap forward. ;)
> On Linux/amd64 I do get the OpenBIOS prompt with either 'open is not 
> unique' or 'byte-load exception' (testing Solaris 10 U3, Solaris Nevada 
> b127 and MilaX 0.3.2).

Right. So if you copy the openbios binary you built under Linux/amd64 to 
your OS X host, does it work? This will tell you whether it's an 
OpenBIOS build problem or a Qemu on OS X problem.



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