yaboot: An OpenFirmware bootloader for PowerPC1

Package available in: [trunk] [8.0] [7.0] [6.0] [2.1]

Yaboot is an OpenFirmware bootloader for Open Firmware based machines. It is known to work on "NewWorld" class powermacs (iMac and all machines released after it), RS/6000, and possibly other OF based CHRP machines. "OldWorld" PowerMacs (with the built-in MacOS ROM) are not supported.

... part of T2, get it here

URL: http://yaboot.ozlabs.org

Author: Ethan Benson <erbenson [at] alaska [dot] net>
Author: Paul Nasrat
Author: Tony Breeds
Maintainer: Rene Rebe <rene [at] t2-project [dot] org>

License: GPL
Status: Stable
Version: 1.3.17

Remark: Does cross compile (as setup and patched in T2).

CPU architectures: Does only support: powerpc powerpc64

Download: http://yaboot.ozlabs.org/releases/ yaboot-1.3.17.tar.gz

T2 source: link_with_new_e2fsprogs.patch
T2 source: link_with_new_e2fsprogs2.patch
T2 source: no-etc-yaboot.patch
T2 source: stone_mod_yaboot.sh
T2 source: strip.patch
T2 source: yaboot.cache
T2 source: yaboot.conf
T2 source: yaboot.desc

Build time (on reference hardware): 5% (relative to binutils)2

Installed size (on reference hardware): 0.58 MB, 22 files

Dependencies (build time detected): 00-dirtree bash binutils bzip2 coreutils diffutils e2fsprogs findutils gawk gcc glibc grep gzip make patch sed sysfiles tar

Installed files (on reference hardware): [show]

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2) Compatible with Linux From Scratch's "Standard Build Unit" (SBU).