- Contact: port-sgimips
Currently booting a sgimips machine requires different boot commands depending on the architecture. It is not possible to use the firmware menu to boot from CD.
An improved primary bootstrap should ask the firmware for architecture detail, and automatically boot the correct kernel for the current architecture by default.
A secondary objective of this project would be to rearrange the generation of a bootably CD image so that it could just be loaded from the firmware menu without going through the command monitor.