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Re: bootblocks

To: "Houten K.H.C. van (Karel)" <K.H.C.vanHouten@research.kpn.com>
Subject: Re: bootblocks
From: "Sergey N. Lapin" <slapin@ftp.gis.karelia.ru>
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 1999 15:59:36 +0400 (MSD)
Cc: linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <199909290812.KAA00063@sparta.research.kpn.com>

On Wed, 29 Sep 1999, Houten K.H.C. van (Karel) wrote:

> 
> Hi Sergey,
> 
> slapin@ftp.gis.karelia.ru wrote:
> > hi,
> > Any ideas about porting NetBSD/pmax bootblocks to linux?
> > ideas to install bootblocks without installing NETbsd itself?
> 
> We seem to have some options:
> 
> - Porting NetBSD bootblocks:
>    + porting standalone libs to linux/mips
>    + changing ufs code to ext2fs
> 
> - Porting silo (Sparc two-stage loader)
>    + changing sparc assembler code to mips
>    + changing sun prom calls to decstation prom calls.
> 

Porting LILO
     + changing i386 specific code to mips
     + changing BIOS calls to prom
     + etc?
:)


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