Subject: Re: Bootloader source
To: None <>
From: Alex Pelts <>
List: port-cobalt
Date: 03/07/2005 15:26:21
The only thing I have in my stand directory is installkernel script. I
was looking at 1.6.2 tree from source archives. I just got 2.0 source 
and could find it in there. That is great.


Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Mon, 7 Mar 2005, Alex Pelts wrote:
>> I was wondering where could I get source for the boot loader that is 
>> on the cobalt restore cd?
>> It is certainly not in the kernel tree. Is it somewhere on netbsd 
>> site. I tried to reverse-engineer a little and found that it was 
>> specially made for cobalt and netbsd. It could be adaptation of some 
>> other boot loader which was compiled for cobalt.
>> Anyone knows anything about this ?
> NetBSD bootloaders are usually(?) kept in the "stand"  (standalone) 
> directory of the architecture specific part of the kernel, and from a 
> quick peek at src/sys/arch/cobalt/stand, this seems to be so for the 
> cobalt port, too:
>     miyu% pwd
>     /home/cvs/src-current/sys/arch/cobalt/stand
>     miyu% ls boot/
>     CVS        bootinfo.c common.h   devopen.c  prf.c      wd.c
>     Makefile   bootinfo.h conf.c     ns16550.c  start.S    wdc.c
>     boot.c     clock.c    cons.c     ns16550.h  tgets.c    wdvar.h
>     boot.h     com.c      cons.h     pciide.c   version
>  - Hubert