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Re: [Qemu-devel] [Qemu-ppc] [PATCHv3 0/9] ppc: loadvm/savevm fixups for

From: Alexander Graf
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [Qemu-ppc] [PATCHv3 0/9] ppc: loadvm/savevm fixups for -M g3beige and -M mac99
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:44:12 +0100
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On 27.02.15 14:09, Mark Cave-Ayland wrote:
> On 09/02/15 22:40, Mark Cave-Ayland wrote:
>> This patchset fixes up various bugs in loadvm/savevm for -M g3beige and
>> -M mac99 so that it is becomes possible to save and restore image snapshots.
>> The focus of this patchset is on -M g3beige since this matches the majority
>> of my test images, but there were some easy fixes to be made to -M mac99
>> at the same time.
>> With this patchset applied both -M g3beige and -M mac99 images can be
>> saved/restored whilst booted into OpenBIOS with no issues. I tested -M 
>> g3beige
>> with a paused, disk-inactive Darwin 6 image and was able to resume
>> successfully which was good enough for my needs.
>> I noticed some hangs can still occur when trying to restore an image
>> where the disk is active which makes me believe that there is still some
>> extra macio/dbdma state which needs to be included if someone is interested
>> enough to pursue this further.
>> Most of the patches are straightforward except for patch 4 which came out of
>> a discussion on-list between Alex and Paolo, and patch 5 which is a similar
>> error except this time for the MSR register.
> Ping? Just saw the other openpic patches go through the list and was
> wondering if this patchset needed any further work?

Sorry, LIFO for patch / mail queues probably just isn't the best way to
handle them ;).

Applied to ppc-next now, thanks a lot for your work!


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