[OpenBIOS] PReP PowerPC "emulation"

Mark Cave-Ayland mark.cave-ayland at siriusit.co.uk
Mon Sep 13 10:41:53 CEST 2010

Laurent Vivier wrote:

> Hi,
> the last time I tried to boot AIX (6 or 7 monthes ago...), OpenBIOS was 
> able to load the bootloader but as RTAS is not provided by OpenBIOS, 
> bootloader failed and didn't go further. I think it was with the CHRP 
> emulation.
> Regards,
> Laurent

Bizarrely there are lots of "#ifdef USE_RTAS .... #endif" sections 
within the PPC code, but USE_RTAS isn't actually defined anywhere to 
activate them.



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