[OpenBIOS] Building OpenBIOS - OS list

Nathan Kunkee nkunkee42 at hotmail.com
Tue Aug 14 05:28:48 CEST 2012

On 08/13/12 01:20 PM, Programmingkid wrote:
> On Aug 13, 2012, at 12:08 PM, openbios-request at openbios.org
> <mailto:openbios-request at openbios.org> wrote:
>> Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2012 08:54:10 -0700 (PDT)
>> From: Kenneth Salerno <kennethsalerno at yahoo.com
>> <mailto:kennethsalerno at yahoo.com>>
>> To: The OpenBIOS Mailinglist <openbios at openbios.org
>> <mailto:openbios at openbios.org>>
>> Subject: Re: [OpenBIOS] Building OpenBIOS - OS list
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>> Hi,
>> I have a cross-compiler chain on 32-bit Windows XP using Cygwin that I
>> use to build OpenBIOS.
>> Attached are my scripts for ppc64/ppc, sparc64/sparc, s390x/s390,
>> x86_64/x86.
>> Also attached are two patches for OpenBIOS to build correctly with
>> this Cygwin environment (one is just to set options and point to my
>> cross-compilers but the other more importantly fixes some ldscripts so
>> I can use my 64-bit/32-bit cross-compilers correctly to build the
>> 32-bit OpenBIOS roms instead of linking to the default 64-bit C run-time).
>> Ken
> Thanks for the reply. I'm glad to see other OS's can build OpenBIOS. I
> just hope Mac OS X will be one of them some day. My knowledge of how
> OpenBIOS is built is limited, so trying to fix the problem myself would
> be next to impossible.
I build OpenBIOS on OpenIndiana x86 (Solaris) for the Intel and SPARC 


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