Subject: Re: ofwboot.elf
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Andrew Cagney <>
List: port-macppc
Date: 07/11/2001 10:06:46
> Partly yes, but it doesn't have to be precisely that way, since the OFW code
> is already there and working.
> The point of this interaction betwen Bill and I was that some ways of
> booting, and indeed running on pre-OFW PowerMacs, requires that we operate
> independently of OFW. In most cases we could do that just fine, provided we
> have a device tree prepared ahead of time to describe what the system has
> (and where).

Ok, I don't want to loose the ability to write OF based device drivers.