[OpenBIOS] sparc32 openbios - passing nvram options

Blue Swirl blauwirbel at gmail.com
Sat Sep 11 09:08:12 CEST 2010

On Sat, Sep 11, 2010 at 3:39 AM, Dmitriy Kargapolov
<dmitriy.kargapolov at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I tried to install netbsd 5.0.2 to qemu-system-sparc (which uses openbios).
> Boot from cdrom image and installation passed with no problems.
> But I was not able to boot from hdd. All the -boot, -prom-env options kind
> of ignored by qemu-system-sparc...
> All tries end up with booting fromn cdrom (if presented).
> Configuration device id QEMU version 1 machine id 64
> UUID: 00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000
> CPUs: 1 x TI,TMS390Z55
> invalid nvram partition length
> nvram error detected, zapping pram

This looks like a very old version. Please use a recent one like SVN
HEAD, or the one shipped with QEMU (currently r859 in git HEAD).

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