[LinuxBIOS] Solaris

Stefan Reinauer stepan at openbios.org
Thu Jun 16 09:29:28 CEST 2005

* Justin Cormack <justin at street-vision.com> [050615 20:12]:
> Has anyone looked at what it would take to get Solaris booting under
> Linuxbios on Opteron?
> If not I might dig around (there is a modified grub - I think that does
> some of the init work; one suspects that because of its heritage it is
> quite BIOS-unencumbered).
Solaris on x86/amd64 does not contain any open firmware support. So
while using OpenBIOS to boot Solaris might be possible (if they don't
do legacy bios calls), it won't benefit from OpenBIOS' IEEE1275
compliance. This might change with OpenSolaris though--


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