Re: Boot Loader: OFW network booting support

From: Alexey Dokuchaev <>
Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2022 04:47:33 UTC
On Tue, Nov 15, 2022 at 10:04:12AM -0700, Warner Losh wrote:
> ...
> So here's the deal. If someone has the ability to test and shows that it's
> working today and promises to test my changes and help me debug it, then
> I'll keep it and add the new code that's needed to continue to support this
> feature.

I'd happily test anything on my venerable Mac mini G4 (which I currently
use to ensure ports' endian-cleanness and 32-bit compliance).

> Alternatively, if someone has the recipe for FreeBSD/powerpc on QEMU that
> includes OpenFirmware for disks and networking, I'll do the testing and
> legwork to get my netboot setup locally.

I'll play with that as well.  I recall last time I needed it, finding that
our Wiki doesn't have much working examples of different systems' emuation
was frustrating, so at the very least I could probably expand it.