[OpenBIOS] Booting SunOS from OpenBIOS

Tarl Neustaedter tarl-b2 at tarl.net
Tue Mar 26 21:15:46 CET 2013

On 2013-Mar-26 16:07 , Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> The boot file for sunos4 athttp://chris.shenton.org/sysadm/xterminals/
> is a 110336 byte a.out binary by the looks of it.

That can't be the primary bootloader on blocks 1-15 of the disk, since 
that has to be specifically 7680 bytes long.

> I am not sure if all sun machines used openboot with forth.  Anyone know?

Forth Openboot came in with SPARCs (at least on the Sparcstation 1, 
don't know about the Sun 4/260). The 68000 generation used something 
called Sunboot, as I recall.

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