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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] sparc32 machine specific maximums

From: Thiemo Seufer
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] sparc32 machine specific maximums
Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2007 23:53:41 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.17 (2007-11-01)

Blue Swirl wrote:
> On 12/3/07, Robert Reif <address@hidden> wrote:
> > This patch sets the maximum number of CPUs and memory to what is
> > supported by the actual hardware.
> While it's not historically accurate to emulate a Sparcstation 5 with
> 16 CPUs and 2 gigabytes of memory, it doesn't break anything to have
> this capability.

Are you sure? OS kernels, let alone Model-specific firmware images,
may well have intimate knowledge about the specific machine layout.

Implementing a different machine than the one announced sounds like
bad idea to me, especially when modelling an additional hypothetical
machine variant in QEMU is so cheap to implement.


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