[OpenBIOS] [Qemu-ppc] [PATCH] ppc: Add MacOS VGA driver ROM

Howard Spoelstra hsp.cat7 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 1 08:28:11 CEST 2016

> On 01 Aug 2016, at 02:29, Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh at kernel.crashing.org> wrote:
> On Sun, 2016-07-31 at 20:00 -0400, G 3 wrote:
>>> Hi, I noticed one small regression using this patch and the rom:  
>>> OSX 10.5 no longer gets to the desktop. Not that it matters much,  
>>> mouse and keyboard weren’t working anyway.
>> I'm glad to hear that Mac OS 10.5 boots to the desktop. If this  
>> driver does cause problems it could be a problem with Mac OS 10.5,
>> or  
>> the driver. Either way, a command-line option for disabling or  
>> altering this driver might be the solution.
>> The mouse and keyboard drivers for ADB were removed from the Mac OS  
>> in Mac OS 10.5 I think. Could you try the USB keyboard and mouse?
>> Do you think you could post a picture of Mac OS 10.5 running in QEMU?
> That's interesting, I didn't get 10.5 to boot to desktop either but
> didn't think of trying without the NDRV, I maybe incorrectly assumed it
> was an unrelated problem due to the lack of a supported PMU or SMU
> based platform. I'll have a look later this week see if there's
> anything the driver is doing that is upsetting OS 10.5
> Cheers,
> Ben.

Perhaps a bit misleading, but I meant the installation DVD boots to the installer without the driver. It takes a long time before the installer shows.
Picture is here: http://www.open.ou.nl/hsp/images/qemu/qemu_leopard.jpg <http://www.open.ou.nl/hsp/images/qemu/qemu_leopard.jpg>
I already have no keyboard at the OpenBIOS prompt when using -usbdevice keyboard, so perhaps someone else has better luck.
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