NetBSD Problem Report #25525

Received: (qmail 18271 invoked by uid 605); 10 May 2004 15:17:38 -0000
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Date: Mon, 10 May 2004 15:17:37 +0000 (UTC)
Subject: the pearpc simulator can't run netbsd/macppc
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>Number:         25525
>Category:       port-macppc
>Synopsis:       the pearpc simulator can't run netbsd/macppc
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    port-macppc-maintainer
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Mon May 10 15:18:00 +0000 2004
>Last-Modified:  Thu Dec 20 09:49:23 +0000 2007
>Originator:     Faried Nawaz
>Release:        1.6.2
[info] You are wasting time.
debian/x86 box, gcc 3.3.3.
The pearpc simulator ( starts to boot off of 1.6.2's
macppccd.iso, but then dies with

[IO/Generic] <Warning> no one is responsible for address 08000000 (write: 00000000 from 0097a59c)
singlestep set from io.h:83, info: 
[CPU/EXC] <Error> machine check exception and MSR[ME]=0.

Given pearpc's current state, this is most likely not a NetBSD problem.
However, pearpc boots up and runs Mandrake/ppc, Darwin, and even Mac OS X.
It'd be nice if it ran NetBSD as well.
Download pearpc from its web site, and compile it.  Use dd to create a
hard drive image.

  dd if=/dev/zero of=file.img bs=bs=516096 count=20

Edit ppccfg.example in the source distribution, and point it to the
hard drive image and to the macppccd.iso file.  Run "ppc ppcfg.example".

One solution is to wait until pearpc improves.

Responsible-Changed-From-To: port-macppc-maintainer->jmcneill
Responsible-Changed-When: Sun, 24 Sep 2006 15:30:46 +0000
I'll have a look at this.

From: "Jared D. McNeill" <>
Subject: Re: port-macppc/25525 (the pearpc simulator can't run netbsd/macppc)
Date: Sun, 24 Sep 2006 16:58:27 -0300

 This issue is still present with pearpc-0.4nb1 from pkgsrc and  

Responsible-Changed-From-To: jmcneill->port-macppc-maintainer
Responsible-Changed-When: Thu, 20 Dec 2007 09:49:23 +0000
Back to role account.


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