Annotation of wikisrc/projects/project/sgibootloader.mdwn, revision 1.1

1.1     ! jmmv        1: [[!template id=project
        !             2: 
        !             3: title="Improve the SGI bootloader"
        !             4: 
        !             5: contact="""
        !             6: [port-sgimips](mailto:port-sgimips@NetBSD.org)
        !             7: """
        !             8: 
        !             9: category="ports"
        !            10: difficulty=""
        !            11: 
        !            12: description="""
        !            13: Currently booting a sgimips machine requires different boot commands depending
        !            14: on the architecture. It is not possible to use the firmware menu to boot from
        !            15: CD.
        !            16: 
        !            17: An improved primary bootstrap should ask the firmware for architecture detail,
        !            18: and automatically boot the correct kernel for the current architecture by
        !            19: default.
        !            20: 
        !            21: A secondary objective of this project would be to rearrange the generation of a
        !            22: bootably CD image so that it could just be loaded from the firmware menu without
        !            23: going through the command monitor.
        !            24: """
        !            25: ]]

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