Annotation of wikisrc/projects/project/sgibootloader.mdwn, revision 1.2

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"
1.2     ! jmmv       10: difficulty="medium"
1.1       jmmv       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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