[OpenBIOS] Solaris anyone?

Tarl Neustaedter tarl-b2 at tarl.net
Fri May 13 22:46:59 CEST 2011

On 2011-May-13 16:43 , Blue Swirl wrote:
>> >  Out of curiosity, how likely is it that qemu-sparc32 could be used to run a
>> >  solaris-based statically-linked user-mode application?
> This would be implemented within QEMU only, so this does not concern
> OpenBIOS much, but I gave a shot at it once:
> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.emulators.qemu/41437
> It may be possible to make a Solaris user emulator which would allow
> running Solaris/Sparc binaries on Solaris/x86 or vice versa, but there
> are license compatibility issues and some technical issues to be
> solved.

Wouldn't it be easier to simply boot the Solaris 9 under qemu, copy the 
user-mode application into the environment and run it under that Solaris 9?

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