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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v5 0/4] Add ASPEED AST2400 SoC and Palmetto BMC

From: Peter Maydell
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v5 0/4] Add ASPEED AST2400 SoC and Palmetto BMC machine
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2016 11:27:15 +0000

On 16 March 2016 at 02:45, Andrew Jeffery <address@hidden> wrote:
> This patch series models enough of the ASPEED AST2400 ARM9 SoC[0] to boot an
> aspeed_defconfig Linux kernel[1][2]. Specifically, the series implements the
> ASPEED timer and VIC devices, integrates them into an AST2400 SoC and exposes
> it all through a new palmetto-bmc machine. The device model patches only
> partially implement the hardware features of the timer and VIC, again mostly
> just enough to boot Linux.
> Unfortunately the datasheet describing the devices is not generally available,
> but I'll try to add comments to any unclear areas.
> The addition of the AST2400 to QEMU is motivated by use of the SoC as a BMC in
> OpenPOWER[2][3] machines and the ongoing development of OpenBMC[4]. The
> presence of a machine model utilising the AST2400 will help with development
> and testing of the OpenBMC stack.

Thanks, applied to target-arm.next.

-- PMM

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