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

From: David Gibson
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 13/26] Start implementing pSeries logical partition machine
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 14:08:54 +1100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 04:59:22PM -0500, Anthony Liguori 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.

Well, I thought about renaming it to "spapr", but we thought "pseries"
was a name far more likely to be familiar to most people.

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