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Re: [Qemu-devel] 2.6.31 kernel built for sh4 doesn't boot under qemu-sys
Re: [Qemu-devel] 2.6.31 kernel built for sh4 doesn't boot under qemu-system-sh4.
Mon, 28 Sep 2009 01:11:54 -0500
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On Friday 25 September 2009 03:44:30 Paul Mundt wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 20, 2009 at 07:19:17PM -0500, Rob Landley wrote:
> > The 2.6.30 kernel in the system image at
> > http://impactlinux.com/fwl/downloads/binaries/system-image-sh4.tar.bz2
> > boots to a shell prompt under a reasonably current qemu-git snapshot
> > (sometime Tuesday I think).
> In the future please make sure to cc the address@hidden list, I
> only stumbled across this by chance.
Will do, thanks.
> > >trapped io 0xc0000000 overrides mmio 0xb4001000
> > >trapped io 0xc0001000 overrides mmio 0xb400080c
> Also, you do not want to be using trapped io with qemu, it is only there
> to aid broken hardware, and degrades performance under emulation. Boot
> with the "noiotrap" argument on the kernel command line, documented in
Is _that_ why it's so slow? Thanks.
> > #
> > # Timer and clock configuration
> > #
> > # CONFIG_SH_TIMER_TMU is not set
> > CONFIG_SH_PCLK_FREQ=60000000
> > CONFIG_SH_CLK_CPG=y
> > CONFIG_SH_CLK_CPG_LEGACY=y
> > # CONFIG_NO_HZ is not set
> > # CONFIG_HIGH_RES_TIMERS is not set
> > CONFIG_GENERIC_CLOCKEVENTS_BUILD=y
> And here we can see that the TMU option is unset. Fix this up and
> everything should be fine.
Yup, that did it.
> It's actually quite remarkable how far you
> made it in the boot process without a timer interrupt.
Tickless kernels, gotta love 'em. :)
> I'm running current git with qemu and the kernel without any issue,
> except for the aforementioned libata stuff.
Latency is more important than throughput. It's that simple. - Linus Torvalds