Subject: Re: Bootloader source
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Alex Pelts <email@example.com>
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
> 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