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== Other Open Source Firmware Implementations ==
== Other Open Source Firmware Implementations ==
* LinuxBIOS - The LinuxBIOS project bootstraps systems to the point where they can run an OS kernel from flash or over Ethernet using Etherboot.
* [http://linuxbios.org/ LinuxBIOS] - The LinuxBIOS project bootstraps systems to the point where they can run an OS kernel or any other application or bootloader from flash.
* FreeBIOS - The FreeBIOS sourceforge project hosts all of the LinuxBIOS source code in CVS.
* [http://sourceforge.net/projects/utcboot/ TIARA] - TIARA, an Openbios/GRUB/PFORTH composite, BIOS replacement (dead?)
* TIARA - TIARA, an Openbios/GRUB/PFORTH composite, BIOS replacement (dead?)
* [http://people.redhat.com/zaitcev/linux/ Proll] - Proll is a firmware replacement for SUN JavaStations to boot Linux
* GBIOS - GBIOS is a GPLed firmware for PowerPC G3/G4 and some Motorola cpus.
* redboot
* Proll - Proll is a firmware replacement for SUN JavaStations to boot Linux
* SLOF
* SUN OpenBoot
* GBIOS - GBIOS is a GPLed firmware for PowerPC G3/G4 and some Motorola cpus. (dead?)
* ...


== Virtual Machines and Emulation ==
== Virtual Machines and Emulation ==

Revision as of 00:47, 6 October 2006

Open Firmware Companies/Vendor support

Open Firmware Documentation

Forth

Stack Machines

Booting

Flashing on Linux Systems

  • MTD - Memory Technology Device Subsystem for Linux
  • /dev/bios - Flash ROM driver for Linux (for flashing System and PCI adapter firmware) (obsolete)
  • Uniflash (nonlinux)
  • flashrom (LinuxBIOS)

Other Open Source Firmware Implementations

  • LinuxBIOS - The LinuxBIOS project bootstraps systems to the point where they can run an OS kernel or any other application or bootloader from flash.
  • TIARA - TIARA, an Openbios/GRUB/PFORTH composite, BIOS replacement (dead?)
  • Proll - Proll is a firmware replacement for SUN JavaStations to boot Linux
  • redboot
  • SLOF
  • SUN OpenBoot
  • GBIOS - GBIOS is a GPLed firmware for PowerPC G3/G4 and some Motorola cpus. (dead?)
  • ...

Virtual Machines and Emulation

  • QEMU
  • XEN
  • Bochs - portable open source IA-32 (x86) PC emulator
  • DOSemu - DOS Emulation for Linux
  • Plex86 - extensible open source PC virtualization software