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Re: bootblocks

To: "Houten K.H.C. van (Karel)" <>
Subject: Re: bootblocks
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 1999 23:33:39 +0200
Cc: "Sergey N. Lapin" <>,
In-reply-to: <>; from Houten K.H.C. van (Karel) on Wed, Sep 29, 1999 at 10:12:29AM +0200
References: <> <>
On Wed, Sep 29, 1999 at 10:12:29AM +0200, Houten K.H.C. van (Karel) wrote:

> - 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.
> What would be easier?

Checkout libext2fs which has everything you're going to need.  Somewhere
on {www,ftp} there is also a bootloader for the Visual
Workstation which demonstrates how to use that library in the absence
of a UNIX environment.


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