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Re: Various size of (Project) ideas for NetBSD and pkgsrc

On Wed, Oct 02, 2013 at 11:01:47AM +0200, Sergio Lopez wrote:
> On 10/02/2013 09:59 AM, Martin Husemann wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 02, 2013 at 09:15:48AM +0200, Sergio Lopez wrote:
> >> without changes. I think we just need an OpenFirmware replacement, some
> >> device drivers, and the usual bunch of tweaks here and there.
> > 
> > The "just need an OpenFirmware replacement" part scares me big time.
> > Is there any practical use in this?
> Well, perhaps saying "OpenFirmware replacement" was a bit of an
> exaggeration.

I mean in the whole project - is it more than an academic example?
Are there boards like this used for anything in practical ways?

Btw, the most easy way to hack around OF for sparc is probably to
provide a promlib variant that hardcodes all functions for the concrete
hardware and supply a custom bootloader.


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