[OpenBIOS] Google Summer of Code 2016: Make Mac OS 9 boot successfully with all Apple extensions
stefanha at gmail.com
Thu Mar 17 15:22:56 CET 2016
On Sun, Mar 06, 2016 at 03:20:29PM -0500, Programmingkid wrote:
> === TITLE ===
> Make all versions of Mac OS 9 boot successfully in QEMU with all Apple extensions
> '''Summary:''' Short description of the project
> Mac OS 9.2 does boot in QEMU without extensions, but certain extensions that ship with Mac OS 9.2 need to be disabled or else they will cause booting to fail. We need any issues with OpenBIOS and QEMU fixed so that Mac OS 9 will boot successfully in QEMU.
> Detailed description of the project.
> These are the known extensions that cause Mac OS 9.2 to crash:
> • Apple Audio Extension
> • Apple Enet
> • Multiprocessing folder
> • Open Transport aslm modules
> • Text Encoding Converter
> Without them some applications running in Mac OS 9 are severely limited or simply refuse to run.
> * Skill level: advanced
> * Language: C, PowerPC assembly
> * Mentor: None currently
> * Suggested by: John Arbuckle programmingkidx at gmail.com
Thanks for proposing your project idea!
No mentors have responded yet but if one does appear then I will add it
to the wiki.
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