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Re: [Qemu-devel] [Qemu-ppc] [PATCH 01/10] ppc: Fix rfi/rfid/hrfi/... emu

From: Cédric Le Goater
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [Qemu-ppc] [PATCH 01/10] ppc: Fix rfi/rfid/hrfi/... emulation
Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2016 08:17:19 +0200
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On 06/20/2016 04:19 AM, David Gibson wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 20, 2016 at 07:12:38AM +1000, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
>> On Sun, 2016-06-19 at 19:23 +0200, Cédric Le Goater wrote:
>>>> You can run a 32-bit OS or firmware on ppc64, but it needs to know that
>>>> it's running on a 64-bit chip and do a few things differently.
>>> yes sure but qemu would still allow rfi under 64bit CPUs, that is what 
>>> I was concerned about. Is that ok ? 
>> Why ? A real CPU won't allow it, why should we ?
> We shouldn't.  However, I'm inclined to in for now, until we have an
> OpenBIOS fix actually committed.  I'd prefer to keep the existing
> setup sorta-working when the current situation is unlikely to break
> working code, even though it's definitely wrong.
> BenH or Cédric, if you want to resend the hrfi fix patch with the
> 64-bit rfi support left in for no, that would be good.

The current patch does not need fixing. I will send the OpenBIOS patch 
shortly after I have looked at the FPU exception.

Linux ppc behaves the same on a 970. So we will need to fix the 'rfi's
there also. 


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