[OpenBIOS] Solaris anyone?

Mark Cave-Ayland mark.cave-ayland at siriusit.co.uk
Mon Jun 20 11:03:01 CEST 2011

On 08/06/11 18:26, Tarl Neustaedter wrote:

> I don't know if this will work, but see if you can boot kadb ("boot
> cdrom:d kadb -s"), and then break into Solaris when it's stuck.
> The potential problems with this:
> - I don't know if the cdrom has kadb on it
> - I don't know if Solaris will respond to a <break> that early in the game
> If it does, a "$c" will show you the stack and probably tell us where
> we're getting stuck. You may have to issue a ":c" (continue) early in
> the boot process to get kadb to finish loading Solaris.

kadb now works on SPARC32, however I wasn't aware that you could 
manually initiate a break. What key combination do you use in order to 
do this?



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