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Re: [PATCH qemu v2] spapr: Kill SLOF

From: Alexey Kardashevskiy
Subject: Re: [PATCH qemu v2] spapr: Kill SLOF
Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2020 12:44:39 +1100
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On 07/01/2020 04:25, Peter Maydell wrote:
> On Mon, 6 Jan 2020 at 17:09, Cédric Le Goater <address@hidden> wrote:
>> ARM bootloaders are also embedded in QEMU's code. See hw/arm/boot.c.
>> You could improve a bit the definition though.
> Given an opportunity to restart from scratch I don't know
> that I'd do things the way hw/arm/boot.c does. The initial
> idea was really simple and straightforward: 3 or 4 insns
> which just set some registers and jumped to the kernel.

I believe this is the case here - the previous blob like this (RTAS) has
never changed. In fact it was compiled so rarely that when I did compile
it, I found that it does not compile big-endian as it must :) Having a
blob like this solves this too.


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