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Re: [Qemu-arm] [RFC PATCH 0/3] add nvdimm support on AArch64 virt platfo

From: Peter Maydell
Subject: Re: [Qemu-arm] [RFC PATCH 0/3] add nvdimm support on AArch64 virt platform
Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:11:48 +0100

On 26 July 2016 at 07:32, address@hidden <address@hidden> wrote:
> NVDIMM stands for Non-Volatile DIMM which has DIMM form factor like PC-DIMM
> (Memory Module used in PC) and can be used like a memory, but the stored data
> is preserved on power failure. So it can be used as a memory, a storage, or
> backup memory on power failure.
> NVDIMM-N is already out in the market and Intel, HPE, and other companies
> actively developing related software. In Linux kernel, several usages exist
> like PMEM, BLK-aperture, and mixed mode. They are actively under developing.
> In QEMU, NVDIMM has been emulated on i386 platform. My patch series tries to
> enable the environment in AArch64 platform. Related Linux kernel patches were
> posted into the mailing list and they are under review/revise process 
> currently.

Thanks. I think I've now made my comments on this series (mostly
pretty minor ones). I'd appreciate it if QEMU devs with knowledge about
the NVDIMM emulation code we already have did a review pass on the
code as well...

-- PMM

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