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Re: installing on a g5
On 03/20/2014 12:09 AM, Cryo wrote:
There has been success with installing on a g5. You might have to go back
through the archives during 2012.
Sent from my iPod
On Mar 19, 2014, at 16:46, Christian Groessler <chris%groessler.org@localhost>
On 03/13/14 00:03, Christian Groessler wrote:
I'm trying to install -current on a dual PowerMac G5 which was recently given
ofwboot.xcf seems to crash before it starts to load the kernel. I found a
in the archives
but there was no response to this message.
I've tried the latest ofwboot.xcf as well as older ones lying around over here,
but I always
get the same crash, which is described in the message cited above. For the
ofwboot.xcfs the SRR0 values are slightly different which I interpret as the
http://www.netbsd.org/ports/macppc/models.html cites G5 PowerMacs as being
so what is wrong?
Am I missing a OF setting I need to make or something?
Hmm, no response. Is this list still alive?
I did some research, and ofwboot.xcf crashes in sys/lib/libsa/loadfile_elf32.c,
It tries to load the kernel to address 0x100000.
I've added a line of code to write something to 0x100000 just before the READ()
with a printf before and after.
The printf before appears, but not the printf after. So it seems that address
is not writable (or present).
reports Openfirmware 4.
So it looks like Openfirmware 4 is not supported. Is this correct?
did you check out my previous mails ?
i'll try to get the HEAD boot on my G5 and report back.
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