[OpenBIOS] PReP PowerPC "emulation"

Laurent Vivier Laurent at Vivier.EU
Mon Sep 13 11:39:51 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.

I think the entry point is implemented but all the "mechanic" is missing. Probably because it is only used by IBM (neither by Sun, nor by Apple)


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