Questions on LinuxBIOS and OpenFirmware

Chris Ball cjb at
Fri Aug 24 10:38:01 EDT 2007


   > On Aug 24, 2007, at 7:25 AM, Kein Yuan wrote:
   >> So in short words, OLPC is using LinuxBIOS to do low level HW
   >> init, then transfer control to OFW, which also acting as boot
   >> loader to load Linux OS, right?

   > Correct.

Actually, I think Mitch replaced the LinuxBIOS init code with his own
OFW init about six months ago -- Ivan described the situation before
that.  So, we're using pure OFW.

- Chris.
Chris Ball   <cjb at>

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