[OpenBIOS] PReP PowerPC "emulation"
massimo.montecchi at gmail.com
Tue Sep 14 16:59:39 CEST 2010
I know the -prom-env 'auto-boot?=false', but from the openbios "console" I
was not able to run nothing (if you can help me, please!!!)
AFAIK the AIX bootloader is an ELF executable (see here
2010/9/14 Mark Cave-Ayland <mark.cave-ayland at siriusit.co.uk>
> Massimo Montecchi wrote:
> Until r828 was in this way ... then somethink was wrong....
> Thanks for the SVN revision information :)
> So the main thing that changed in r828 was the handling of the bootargs and
> bootdevice properties to support multiple boot devices. This suggests that
> it could be related to the bootloader either finding a value it doesn't like
> in one of the boot properties, or the new boot order doesn't return
> correctly on invalid input.
> If you load qemu with -prom-env 'auto-boot?=false', you should be able to
> manually come up with a "boot <device>" line that will invoke the AIX
> bootloader - any chance you could find out what it is? Also, what format is
> the AIX bootloader - is it an ELF executable?
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