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    Open Hardware PowerPC Notebook

    Hi Everyone I'm a member of Powerpc notebook Group We have aim to produce Notebook that uses Power ISA CPU The notebok can run Free/Net/OpenBSD using U-Boot You can visit our Website Open Hardware PowerPC notebook We are Innovating and would like to have volunteers for this project Any...
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    Cross-compile on FreeBSD PPC64 for OSX PPC(64)?

    If anyone has a practical experience, please advise me. I am a Mac user for past 20 years, and at the moment I am trying to build some modern open-source software to run on my G5 Quad under 10.6 PPC. Most of it does build (I use Macports for that). However some fail, including software that I...
  3. bloudraak

    Installing FreeBSD 12.2 ppc64 in KVM on POWER9

    I'm trying to install FreeBSD 12.0 ppc64 in KVM running on POWER9 (Talos II) with Ubuntu 20.04 as the host. Currently, it's failing with the following: Hit [Enter] to boot immediately, or any other key for command prompt. Booting [/boot/kernel/kernel]... Kernel entry at 0x102390...
  4. bloudraak

    Installing FreeBSD 13.0 ppc64le in KVM on POWER9

    I'm trying to install FreeBSD 13.0 ppc64le in KVM running on POWER9. Currently, it's failing with the following: Running: virsh --connect qemu:///system console freebsd13-ppc64le-01 Connected to domain freebsd13-ppc64le-01 Escape character is ^] Populating /vdevice methods Populating...
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    Solved Endianness on aarch64, powerpc64 and riscv64?

    Hello everyone, Do you know the endianness used by FreeBSD on these platforms? 64-bit ARMv8 (aarch64) 64-bit PowerPC (powerpc64) 64-bit RISC-V (riscv64) If you have a computer with one of those architectures, you can find out the endianness of FreeBSD on that architecture by compiling and...
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    Installing FreeBSD 11 on PowerMac G5 (beside Debian)

    I have a G5 Power Mac with Linux and i would like to install FreeBSD on it. However, whenever i try to install it, it completely destroys the partition tables on ALL disks and rendering Linux to unbootable. (FreeBSD also cannot boot.) I've read in the manual, that on PPC sysinstall cannot...
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    FreeBSD on an IBM Virtual I/O Server (VIOS)

    Hi, I like to install FreeBSD on an IBM Virtual I/O Server (VIOS). The current VIOS version (v2.2.3.50 - Standard Edition) is installed and VIOS is running on an IBM Power 720 Express (Model 8202-E4D). The following operating systems are successfully installed using the dvd-ram drive: IBM i...