[Oberon] Re (2): UEFI

peter at easthope.ca peter at easthope.ca
Thu Nov 26 00:18:44 CET 2020

From:	Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com>
Date:	Wed, 25 Nov 2020 23:29:05 +0100
> I have read that it is possible to write small apps that run directly
> in UEFI, ...

The OLPC XO machines have a Forth PROM, similar to the early Sparc 
stations and a few IBM machines.  wiki.laptop.org/go/Open_Firmware

The author of the firmware also wrote a series of lessons.

> ... ported the native x86 version of Oberon to run entirely
> from UEFI. 

An XO can be used as a Forth machine but the main processor, memory 
and etc. are more powerful than the small Forth system.

                                ... P.
Tel: +1 604 670 0140            Bcc: peter at easthope. ca

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