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Re: NetBSD for BeBox?

Jason Thorpe writes:
> Also, I've been told that the OpenFirmware Macs don't use ELF for the
> boot program format, but use XCOFF instead.  This shouldn't be that
> big of a deal; just write a small program that converts a.out (which
> is currently the executable format used by NetBSD/powerpc) to XCOFF.
> (Something similar is currently used for ELF.)

Perhaps a way to unify all these things is to build second stage boot
loaders in the appropriate formats. (The idea that they'd have open
firmware but NOT use one boot format seems mildly sick...)


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