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

Nick Couchman Nick.Couchman at seakr.com
Wed Aug 11 15:56:41 CEST 2010

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

It's one of them - software1 is one and installation is the other.  Both fail with the same set of messages.

>>> ../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
> versions.
>> 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).

I'm cross compiling on x86, so I may be able to go back a few versions and see if I can get it to boot.  Do you know if this is on the sparc32 or the sparc64 version, or both?


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