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Re: [Qemu-devel] [Query] Does Linux & Qemu support KVM for ARM32 guest o
Re: [Qemu-devel] [Query] Does Linux & Qemu support KVM for ARM32 guest on ARM64 host
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:33:50 +0800
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On 2016/4/28 9:50, RAVINDRA KUMAR SANDE wrote:
> What I did :
> 1) Just for investigation, I took a ARMv8 ( OdroidC2 ) board
> 2) I compiled Linux 3.14 with KVM support for this ARMv8 ( OdroidC2 )
> board, with modification replacing meson_timer by arm timer in its dts
> Why Linux 3.14 : I took Linux 3.14 because display drivers for this
> board are officially for this version; and I am interested in seeing
> some Linux guest booting with display on.
> 3) I see from boot log of that KVM is initialized successfully, and I
> can see /dev/kvm node.
> 4) I built latest Qemu with --enable-kvm on this board natively.
> What I find :
> 1) running "qemu-system-arm -enable-kvm -machine vexpress-a9 ...."
> gives error : no accelerator found
> 2) running "qemu-system-aarch64 -enable-kvm -machine vexpress-a9 ...."
> gives error : kmv_init_vcpu (IOCtl on /dev/kvm) failed, guest not supported
> ( I experimented some modifications as well to overcome above error,
> such as replacing value assigned to cpu->kvm_target etc, but IOCtl call
> is failing)
> 1) Does Arm64 Linux not enable KVM support for Arm32 guest ?
> 2) Can qemu-system-arm not use the KVM feature on Arm64 host ?
> 3) Can qemu-system-aarch64 not use KVM feature for Arm32 guest ?
You can use below command to boot a ARM32 guest on ARM64：
qemu-system-aarch64 -enable-kvm -machine virt,kernel_irqchip=on -cpu
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