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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 00/24] Alpha system emulation, v2

From: Tristan Gingold
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 00/24] Alpha system emulation, v2
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2011 14:31:25 +0200

On Apr 20, 2011, at 5:54 PM, Richard Henderson wrote:

> On 04/20/2011 08:46 AM, Tristan Gingold wrote:
>> Right, but you could create an ev67 machine with a single PCI
>> controller (or put all the devices on the same PCI controller).
> Even the lowly ds10 has two hoses.
> I'll admit I hadn't considered engineering the second hose to
> be "present" but always appear empty.  It's something to consider.
>> Ah, ok I understand.  I fear that if you implement your own ISR, you will 
>> only be able to boot linux...
>> which I suppose is your primary target.  OTOH, it will be much faster than a 
>> native ISR.
> Yes, Linux is the primary goal.
> But I suspect that if I implemented enough of CALL_PAL CSERVE,
> you could boot Tru64, or at least one of the BSDs.

BSD should be doable, but I doubt for Tru64.  Do you have technical doc about 
the SRM ?
IIRC, the SRM uses its own palcode and SRM specific pal calls.


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