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Re: [PATCH v3 0/8] Generalize start-powered-off property from ARM

From: Thiago Jung Bauermann
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 0/8] Generalize start-powered-off property from ARM
Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 21:56:36 -0300
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Thiago Jung Bauermann <bauerman@linux.ibm.com> writes:

> The ARM code has a start-powered-off property in ARMCPU, which is a
> subclass of CPUState. This property causes arm_cpu_reset() to set
> CPUState::halted to 1, signalling that the CPU should start in a halted
> state. Other architectures also have code which aim to achieve the same
> effect, but without using a property.
> The ppc/spapr version has a bug where QEMU does a KVM_RUN on the vcpu
> before cs->halted is set to 1, causing the vcpu to run while it's still in
> an unitialized state (more details in patch 3).

Since this series fixes a bug is it eligible for 5.1, at least the
patches that were already approved by the appropriate maintainers?

Thiago Jung Bauermann
IBM Linux Technology Center

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