Power Firmware(tm) Boot Firmware

System ROM Code

Power Firmware(tm) boot firmware is a complete Open Firmware ROM implementation for the PowerPC(tm).

Open Firmware, formally described by IEEE Standard 1275-1994, is the first non-proprietary open-standard boot firmware that is usable on different processors and buses.

Open Firmware includes:

Open Firmware is required by the PowerPC Reference Platform (PR*P) and the Common Hardware Reference Platform (CHRP) specifications.

Power Firmware complies with:

Power Firmware supports:

The core technology of Power Firmware is a small, fast, efficient Forth micro-kernel enabling powerful, interactive debugging and automated system configuration.

This mature code is based on a field-proven implementation and can be easily ported to your specific system architecture.


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Last Modified: February 2, 1999