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Re: [Qemu-devel] Cutting a new QEMU release

From: Blue Swirl
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Cutting a new QEMU release
Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2009 22:07:09 +0200

On 2/4/09, Aurelien Jarno <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 03, 2009 at 02:48:22PM -0600, Anthony Liguori wrote:
> > What do people think?  TCG seems to be in a good place.  We've got
>  > virtio, KVM, live migration, tons of new devices, bsd-user, etc.
>  >
>  > We could decide to cut one by the end of the month.  I'm already doing
>  > some test work in QEMU so I can follow up with some more detailed notes
>  > about what is working and what isn't working.  That gives us some time
>  > to decide if there's anything we need to fix before a release.
>  >
> That's a really good idea.
>  I would like to see the switch of the remaining PowerPC machine from
>  OpenHackware to OpenBIOS. We don't have the sources of the current
>  ppc_rom.bin binary, and I don't feel comfortable making a release with
>  it. We probably have the sources of an older version.
>  This at least concerned ppc_chrp.c (ppc_prep.c could probably simply
>  be dropped).
>  I have no idea about how long it would take.

15 minutes :-), though for Qemu side only. The attached patch switches
CHRP to OpenBIOS. The screen flashes with something, some more stuff
is needed on OpenBIOS side.

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