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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH for-1.5 0/3] hw/pci-host/versatile: Fix issues w

From: Linus Walleij
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH for-1.5 0/3] hw/pci-host/versatile: Fix issues with newer kernels
Date: Wed, 15 May 2013 16:02:14 +0200

On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 5:33 PM, Peter Maydell <address@hidden> wrote:

> The reworking of the versatile PCI controller model so that it actually
> behaved like hardware included an attempt to autodetect whether the
> guest Linux kernel was assuming the old broken behaviour. Unfortunately
> it turns out that there are several different variant broken kernels
> which behave slightly differently (though none of them will work on
> real hardware). The first two patches in this series improve the
> autodetection so that we will work out of the box on more kernels.
> The third patch adds a property for forcing the behaviour, so that
> if there are further cases we didn't know about, at least users have
> a command line workaround they can enable.

This looks like a viable approach to me. So FWIW:
Acked-by: Linus Walleij <address@hidden>

Linus Walleij

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