[haiku-development] Re: PPC sync / isync cleanup PATCH and adding missing kernel calls.

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 08 Oct 2009 10:13:20 +0200 CEST

Alexander von Gluck <kallisti5@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, 07 Oct 2009 20:08:58 +0200 CEST, "Axel Dörfler"
> <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > FWIW the last time I checked, Haiku would boot fine on my G4 iBook
> > (this is a few years back); so whatever happened since then, seems
> > to
> > have broken it.
> Really?  Wow, I was not aware Haiku ever booted properly on PPC.

Just to be clear, with "booted fine" I meant: it panicked in the kernel
stating there were no boot devices (natural, since there is no PCI
support yet).

> That
> rules out problems in the basics of implementation of the
> openfirmware
> bootloader.

Maybe. One thing that was previously not there was the relocation of
the kernel, and other changes might have broken fundamental things as
well (there are also a bunch of TODOs that might need to be resolved).


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