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Old mac68K utilities ship with OpenBSD 3.1-3.4
OpenBSD 3.0 shipped with newer utilities than later versions of OpenBSD
(i.e. 3.1 thru 3.4)
OpenBSD 3.0 OpenBSD 3.1 - 3.4
I used the newer utilities from OpenBSD 3.0 for a recent 3.4 install.
Worked great. See dmesg below.
It looks to me as if a mistake was made in OpenBSD 3.1, accidentally
reverting to older utilities, and that that mistake has been propagated
thru the current release. If for some reason the reverting to older
utilities was intentional, that should be so noted in the
documentation, else the newer utilities should be included with the
Note: Although all versions of OpenBSD 3.x ship with Booter1.11.3.sea,
NetBSD's Booter2.0.0a10.sea works well and offers superior performance
as it supports accelerated Mac's (while Booter1.11.3.sea does not).
Booter2.0.0a10.sea should be included, or at the very least the
documentation should reflect that it works and supports accelerated
Mac's. The following dmesg is from an accelerated LC475, which cannot
be booted without Booter2.0.0:
OpenBSD 3.4 (GENERIC) #3: Tue Sep 16 20:55:13 MDT 2003
Apple Macintosh LC 475, 68040 CPU+MMU+FPU, 4k on-chip physical I/D
real mem = 20971520 (20480K)
avail mem = 15753216 (15384K)
using 281 buffers containing 1150976 bytes (1124K) of memory
mrg: 'Quadra/Centris 605 ROMs' ROM glue, tracing off, debug off, silent
mrg: I/O map kludge for ROMs that use hardware addresses directly.
adb: bus subsystem
mrg: skipping egret setup
adb: calling ADBReInit
adb: using Cuda series hardware support
adb: cleanup: nothing returned
adb: ADBReInit complete
adb: keyboard at 2
adb: 100 dpi mouse at 3
obio0 at mainbus0
adb0 at obio0 (ADB event device)
asc0 at obio0: Apple Sound Chip
intvid0 at obio0: DAFB: Monitor sense 1.
intvid0: 640 x 480, monochrome
grf0 at intvid0
ite0 at grf0 (minimal console)
esp0 at obio0: address 0x898000: NCR53C96, 16MHz, SCSI ID 7
scsibus0 at esp0: 8 targets
sd0 at scsibus0 targ 0 lun 0: <IBM, DCHS04F, 2424> SCSI2 0/direct fixed
sd0: 4334MB, 6077 cyl, 9 head, 162 sec, 512 bytes/sec, 8877052 sec total
zsc0 at obio0 chip type 0
zstty0 at zsc0 channel 0
zstty1 at zsc0 channel 1
nubus0 at mainbus0
ae0 at nubus0: address 00:00:94:68:68:3c, type MacCon LC - A , 32KB
root on sd0a swap on sd0b
PRAM time does not appear to have been read correctly.
PRAM: 0x83da4f80, macos_boottime: 0x3fb6baee.
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