Re: [Qemu-devel] IBM makes AIX 6 beta available for download for everyone

2007-08-02 Thread Markus Hitter
Am 30.07.2007 um 22:37 schrieb Andreas Färber: Maybe someone can shed some more light on what exactly needs to be changed config-wise or is missing in OpenBIOS or qemu in order to boot AIX 6 or any Linux. Can't tell you much, but for sure, you won't need support for HFS or HFS+. HFS

Re: [Qemu-devel] IBM makes AIX 6 beta available for download for everyone

2007-08-02 Thread Andreas Färber
Am 02.08.2007 um 09:51 schrieb Markus Hitter: Am 30.07.2007 um 22:37 schrieb Andreas Färber: Maybe someone can shed some more light on what exactly needs to be changed config-wise or is missing in OpenBIOS or qemu in order to boot AIX 6 or any Linux. Can't tell you much, but for sure,

Re: [Qemu-devel] IBM makes AIX 6 beta available for download for everyone

2007-08-01 Thread Blue Swirl
The correct place for these questions would be the OpenBIOS list (blatantly cross-posted). On 7/30/07, Andreas Färber [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Am 19.07.2007 um 09:23 schrieb Natalia Portillo: El jue, 19-07-2007 a las 00:46 +0200, Andreas Färber escribió: Am 18.07.2007 um 18:26 schrieb Blue

Re: [Qemu-devel] IBM makes AIX 6 beta available for download for everyone

2007-07-30 Thread Andreas Färber
Am 19.07.2007 um 09:23 schrieb Natalia Portillo: El jue, 19-07-2007 a las 00:46 +0200, Andreas Färber escribió: Am 18.07.2007 um 18:26 schrieb Blue Swirl: It looks like open hack'ware is pretty much stalled, so its hard telling what progress will be made futurewise. Might it be possible

Re: [Qemu-devel] IBM makes AIX 6 beta available for download for everyone

2007-07-26 Thread Natalia Portillo
El jue, 19-07-2007 a las 00:46 +0200, Andreas Färber escribió: Am 18.07.2007 um 18:26 schrieb Blue Swirl: It looks like open hack'ware is pretty much stalled, so its hard telling what progress will be made futurewise. Might it be possible to replace it with OpenBIOS? Sure, and

Re: [Qemu-devel] IBM makes AIX 6 beta available for download for everyone

2007-07-18 Thread Natalia Portillo
Hi, AIX was already tested in QEMU and is not that it does not understand the AIX boot format (it does!), just there is another problem that prevents OHW from working (some say there is a regression in the IDE controller code). http://www.claunia.com/qemu/ Regards Natalia Portillo El mié,

Re: [Qemu-devel] IBM makes AIX 6 beta available for download for everyone

2007-07-18 Thread Brian Wheeler
On Wed, 2007-07-18 at 09:15 +0100, Natalia Portillo wrote: Hi, AIX was already tested in QEMU and is not that it does not understand the AIX boot format (it does!), just there is another problem that prevents OHW from working (some say there is a regression in the IDE controller code).

Re: [Qemu-devel] IBM makes AIX 6 beta available for download for everyone

2007-07-18 Thread Andreas Färber
Am 18.07.2007 um 15:59 schrieb Brian Wheeler: It looks like open hack'ware is pretty much stalled, so its hard telling what progress will be made futurewise. Might it be possible to replace it with OpenBIOS? Andreas

Re: [Qemu-devel] IBM makes AIX 6 beta available for download for everyone

2007-07-18 Thread Blue Swirl
On 7/18/07, Andreas Färber [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Am 18.07.2007 um 15:59 schrieb Brian Wheeler: It looks like open hack'ware is pretty much stalled, so its hard telling what progress will be made futurewise. Might it be possible to replace it with OpenBIOS? Sure, and as both are GPL

Re: [Qemu-devel] IBM makes AIX 6 beta available for download for everyone

2007-07-18 Thread Natalia Portillo
Hi, It looks like open hack'ware is pretty much stalled, so its hard telling what progress will be made futurewise. Might it be possible to replace it with OpenBIOS? I've talked about that idea long ago. Theorically there should be no problem, as OpenBIOS already supports PowerPC.

Re: [Qemu-devel] IBM makes AIX 6 beta available for download for everyone

2007-07-18 Thread Andreas Färber
Am 18.07.2007 um 18:26 schrieb Blue Swirl: It looks like open hack'ware is pretty much stalled, so its hard telling what progress will be made futurewise. Might it be possible to replace it with OpenBIOS? Sure, and as both are GPL useful, code can be shared. But some PPC developers are

[Qemu-devel] IBM makes AIX 6 beta available for download for everyone

2007-07-17 Thread Martin
IBM opened up a little bit and makes the beta of AIX 6 available to anyone. Maybe this is an opportunity to get AIX running on QEMU. At the moment QEMU does not yet understand the AIX cd boot format. I tried to boot it using the -kernel option b I tried to boot it in the following ways, but that