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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 0/3] hw/arm: add Fixed Virtual Platform VE suppo

From: Sergey Fedorov
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 0/3] hw/arm: add Fixed Virtual Platform VE support
Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:18:56 -0700
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On 24.03.2015 17:13, Peter Maydell wrote:
> On 24 March 2015 at 23:55, Sergey Fedorov <address@hidden> wrote:
>> These patches add support for ARM Fixed Virtual Platform Versatile Express
>> board. ARM VFP VE is similar to hardware Versatile Express boards. So these
>> changes rely largely on existing QEMU VE support code. First two patches are
>> prerequisites for the final patch which adds FVP VE board support itself.
>> The changes were tested by running a Linux system in SMP mode using
>> 'arch/arm64/boot/dts/rtsm_ve-aemv8a.dts' from Linux kernel source code for
>> generating device tree blob.
> ...so what's the motivation for our attempting to model
> somebody else's board model? What do we gain over our
> existing VE hardware model?
> -- PMM

This model uses spin table boot method. So it enables SMP on AArch64 in
TCG mode.

Best regards,

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