Subject: Re: power mac
To: Erik E. Fair <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: port-powerpc
Date: 05/20/1997 16:57:38
On Fri, 16 May 1997, Erik E. Fair wrote:

> Are there any useful drivers in the OpenFirmware on a PowerMac? Or is this
> going to have to be another laborious trial-and-error process figuring out
> what devices there are and how they work, as it was with the Mac68K?

I can't comment on Jason's frustrations with OFW, but direct hardware
support shouldn't be as bad as it is on mac68k, as CHRP is fairly well
documented. Not perfect, but better than anything Apple released for macs
after the IIci and IIfx!

Take care,