[OpenBIOS] [commit] r847 - trunk/openbios-devel/libopenbios

Artyom Tarasenko atar4qemu at googlemail.com
Wed Aug 11 14:41:17 CEST 2010

2010/8/10 Mark Cave-Ayland <mark.cave-ayland at siriusit.co.uk>:
> Nick Couchman wrote:
>> After these latest changes, I get the following trying to boot Solaris 9:
>> Configuration device id QEMU version 1 machine id 32
>> CPUs: 1 x FMI,MB86904
>> UUID: 00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000
>> Welcome to OpenBIOS v1.0 built on Aug 9 2010 23:27
>>  Type 'help' for detailed information
>> Trying cdrom:d...
>> Not a bootable ELF image
>> Loading a.out image...
>> Loaded 7680 bytes
>> entry point is 0x4000
>> bootpath: /iommu/sbus/espdma/esp/sd at 2,0:d
>> Jumping to entry point 00004000 for type 00000005...
>> switching to new context:
>> bootblk: can't find the boot program
>> halt, power off
>> My boot command line looks like this:
>> ./sparc-softmmu/qemu-system-sparc -hda disk0.img -cdrom
>> /media/Sun-ISOs-2/solaris-9/software1.iso

Is "software1" the boot cd? I remember booting from the "install" cd.

>> ../openbios-devel/obj-sparc32/openbios-builtin.elf.nostrip -nographic -boot
>> d
>> -Nick
> Hi Nick,
> I don't think I've ever tested Solaris with OpenBIOS SPARC32 (although I
> have been told we may have some Solaris 8 CDs lying around somewhere if they
> would do the job?).

should do.

> Is this just an update, or are you reporting a
> regression?

It must be a regression. svn.738 was able to launch ufsboot (and hang
afterwards due to a memory corruption). Didn't check the later

> If it's a regression, can you do an SVN bisect?

bisecting may be tricky because a few randomly selected versions just
don't compile in my environment (debian/sparc).

Artyom Tarasenko

solaris/sparc under qemu blog: http://tyom.blogspot.com/

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