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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 13/26] Start implementing pSeries logical partit

From: Alexander Graf
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 13/26] Start implementing pSeries logical partition machine
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 00:46:14 +0100

On 16.03.2011, at 22:59, Anthony Liguori <address@hidden> wrote:

> On 03/15/2011 11:56 PM, David Gibson wrote:
>> This patch adds a "pseries" machine to qemu.  This aims to emulate a
>> logical partition on an IBM pSeries machine, compliant to the
>> "PowerPC Architecture Platform Requirements" (PAPR) document.
> Can we call the machine 'papr' or at least 'lpar'
> Technically speaking, System P is the proper name these days, but I think 
> papr or lpar would make a lot more sense to people.

I actually find the name pretty nice. It gives you what you'd expect without 
knowing ibm acronyms.

Lpar is just plain wrong semantically. It's a different dimension.

Papr would work, but then I'd rather go for spapr as there also is an epapr.



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