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Re: DECstation bootloader

To: linux-mips@fnet.fr
Subject: Re: DECstation bootloader
From: Warner Losh <imp@harmony.village.org>
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 1999 18:06:23 -0700
In-reply-to: Your message of "Wed, 31 Mar 1999 00:24:51 +0200." <19990331002451.F2991@alpha.franken.de>
References: <19990331002451.F2991@alpha.franken.de> <199903291926.VAA25202@pallas.spacetec.no> <XFMail.990330184508.Harald.Koerfgen@home.ivm.de>
In message <19990331002451.F2991@alpha.franken.de> Thomas Bogendoerfer writes:
: I doubt it, but it may already boot ECOFF kernels. And even if this doesn't
: work, you should be able to use the ELF loading stuff, I've added to
: a NetBSD bootloader derivate for my Sun 3/80. I'm also looking into adding
: ext2fs support to it, but this has to wait at the moment.

NetBSD/pmax's boot blocks will boot ELF, ECOFF and a.out kernels from
ufs partitions.

Warner

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