[OpenBIOS] [PATCH] RFC: Change ofmem_common.c to set memory translation properties by reference

Mark Cave-Ayland mark.cave-ayland at siriusit.co.uk
Mon Oct 18 12:44:18 CEST 2010

Blue Swirl wrote:

>> If this is the case, it appears that qemu-system-sparc64 is set to use
>> mc146818rtc rather m48t59 and so there is going to have to be a qemu build
>> patch required here too.
> Actually, while mc146818rtc is linked in, it's not used (there are
> some machines that have similar device, so that's why it still hangs
> around). m48t59 is on ebus.
> Maybe it's time to pick a specific real machine type instead of 'Sun4u
> platform'. Something that is not too far from what we have now, with
> PC-like hardware. Is Netra-T1 OK?

To be honest, I'm not really bothered as long as Solaris 9 and above 
will work, and I can migrate an existing drive image from physical to 
virtual (though this wouldn't necessarily have to be with the same drivers).



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