Subject: Re: Source for bootblocks for Pmax?
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Warner Losh <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 11/26/1998 22:14:02
In message <199811270508.VAA10082@Cup.DSG.Stanford.EDU> Jonathan Stone writes:
: We cant get rid of ECOFF entirely, since thats what pmax PROMs use for
: netboot (and, AFAIK, what ARC bioses expect).

ARC BIOS requires that you use ECOFF binaries from the FAT partition
that its little brain understands.

: I understand Michael Hitch has been working on a first-stage ECOFF
: bootloader, which loads a second-stage ELF-format bootloader.