[OpenBIOS] Booting SunOS from OpenBIOS

Artyom Tarasenko atar4qemu at gmail.com
Mon Apr 8 21:03:07 CEST 2013

On Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 12:40 PM, Mark Cave-Ayland
<mark.cave-ayland at ilande.co.uk> wrote:
> On 07/04/13 21:10, Artyom Tarasenko wrote:
>>> Artyom - can you confirm whether reducing MEMORY_SIZE to 128K is enough
>>> for
>>> kadb to work in your SunOS image? If that works, I'll create another
>>> patch
>>> series for you to test.
>> You mean, instead of modifying ofmem_arch_get_virt_top, right?
>> Yes, this seems to be enough, kadb starts.
> Actually both are needed as I discovered that the virtual memory allocator
> starts at the top of the Forth machine RAM and works down, so at some point
> it would end up clobbering some Forth internals :/
> Can you try the revised patchset I'm about to post on top of SVN trunk and
> http://www.openfirmware.info/pipermail/openbios/2013-April/007572.html and
> confirm that your kadb still loads? This works for me on my current SPARC32
> test suite of Linux, Solaris 8 and NetBSD.

Yes. It still can load kadb. The patchset looks good (although now I
have to rebase mine 2/2).


Artyom Tarasenko

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