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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2 00/13] Mac OS 9 compatibility improvements (u

From: David Gibson
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2 00/13] Mac OS 9 compatibility improvements (upstream rework)
Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2015 14:20:07 +1100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.23 (2015-06-09)

On Wed, Nov 11, 2015 at 10:49:38PM +0000, Mark Cave-Ayland wrote:
> This is a rework of Cormac O'Brien's GSoC project to try and boot MacOS 9 
> under
> QEMU, the original version of which was posted to the qemu-devel list at the
> end of August 
> (https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2015-08/msg02521.html).
> The patchset consisted of some simple patches from Alex and then a large set 
> of
> CUDA changes supplied as a single patch which were the result of Cormac 
> analysing
> MOL with Alex's help to try and further the boot process.
> In their previous form, the patches were unsuitable for applying upstream 
> since
> while they furthered MacOS 9 boot, they also caused a couple of major 
> regressions
> such as breaking the mouse and causing Darwin/OS X boot to panic on startup.
> This reworked patchset fixes these regressions, includes some other clean-ups 
> and more importantly now passes all of my OpenBIOS image boot tests with an 
> OpenBIOS binary from SVN trunk (separate pull request to be sent shortly).
> Whilst OpenBIOS still needs one additional patch to run the MacOS 9 
> bootloader,
> I've uploaded a pre-compiled binary to 
> https://www.ilande.co.uk/tmp/openbios-ppc for people interested in testing 
> the 
> new MacOS 9 functionality.
> Signed-off-by: Mark Cave-Ayland <address@hidden>

Applied to ppc-next.  There's a couple of other pending patches I want
to look at, do some sanity checks, then I hope I can send out one last
pull request today to squeeze in before the hard freeze.

David Gibson                    | I'll have my music baroque, and my code
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