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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 6/6] Added SMP for Aarch64 Processors.

From: Alexander Spyridakis
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 6/6] Added SMP for Aarch64 Processors.
Date: Mon, 1 Jul 2013 20:18:20 +0200

On 29 June 2013 21:24, Peter Maydell <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 28 June 2013 13:11, Mian M. Hamayun <address@hidden> wrote:
>> From: Alexander Spyridakis <address@hidden>
>> AArch64 uses a cpu-release-addr memory location (defined in the dts) as
>> a way to inform secondary CPUs where to jump to and enter their holding
>> pen. Inject a very simple bootloader that polls this memory location,
>> until the primary CPU sets it to the right address.
> This and the previous patch are a bit heavy on the #ifdef TARGET_AARCH64.
> I suspect the code could be restructured better to avoid that.

Fair point. Initially it was even heavier on the #ifdef usage, and for
the first version we opted for something in-between in order to get
comments first. Next version will improve this with some further


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