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Re: [Qemu-devel] IBM makes AIX 6 beta available for download for everyon

From: Natalia Portillo
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] IBM makes AIX 6 beta available for download for everyone
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2007 08:23:53 +0100

El jue, 19-07-2007 a las 00:46 +0200, Andreas Färber escribió:
> Am 18.07.2007 um 18:26 schrieb Blue Swirl:
> >> > It looks like open hack'ware is pretty much stalled, so its hard
> >> > telling
> >> > what progress will be made futurewise.
> >>
> >> Might it be possible to replace it with OpenBIOS?
> >
> > Sure, and as both are GPL useful, code can be shared. But some PPC
> > developers are needed. It may still be easier to fix the OHW bugs than
> > start over anew.
> Not sure I understand... I thought Open Firmware was based on  
> platform independent Forth code?
> I'm running on ppc64 and could try to compile something under Linux  
> in case that's the problem.
Yes, OF is basically a Forth-interpreter.
Of course this Forth-interpreter is in C and compile to machine code :p

Then you can add modules in F-Code machine independent code.

Try to compile OpenBIOS under Linux/PPC (using 32bit compiler, not
ppc64) and comment us.

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