[OpenBIOS] Analysis of current Solaris 8 boot failure on SPARC32

Artyom Tarasenko atar4qemu at gmail.com
Mon Jan 3 22:40:26 CET 2011

On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 4:09 PM, Mark Cave-Ayland
<mark.cave-ayland at siriusit.co.uk> wrote:
> On 03/01/11 13:51, Mark Cave-Ayland wrote:
>> Does anyone know whether Solaris 8 uses the romvec v0 memlist arrays or
>> whether it uses the relevant properties read directly from the
>> /virtual-memory and /memory nodes?
> Ah I think there is a distinct possibility that the memory properties are
> being generated incorrectly on SPARC32 :/
> Artyom: any chance you could send the output of the following in OBP?
> cd /
> .properties
> cd /memory
> .properties
> cd /virtual-memory
> .properties

Do you mean these,


or some other ones?

> My suspicion is the translations property is wrong (definitely the virtual
> address part of the translation struct because it doesn't respect
> #address-cells) and also possibly the mode.

Artyom Tarasenko

solaris/sparc under qemu blog: http://tyom.blogspot.com/

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