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Re: [Qemu-devel] Missing ARMv6 instructions?

From: Paul Brook
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Missing ARMv6 instructions?
Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2006 15:39:12 +0100
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On Wednesday 29 March 2006 13:33, Wolfgang Schildbach wrote:
> Hello list,
> Running an ARM application in user mode emulation (qemu CVS version of
> 3-15-2006), my code crashes at an SMMUL instruction (this is part of the
> ARMv6 instruction set). A brief glance at translate.c and op.c seems to
> suggest that qemu does not emulate that instruction (yet). Before I dig
> any deeper, could somebody in the know (Paul?) confirm or reject this
> suspicion?

qemu cvs only supports ARMv5TE.

The ARMv6 architecture is released under a more restrictive licence than 
ARMv5.  The Arm licencing department have explicitly prohibited the 
distribution of open source ARMv6/v7 emulators.

We're trying to get this restriction lifted, but so far to no avail.


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