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Re: [Qemu-devel] [Qemu-ppc] [PULL 05/23] ppc: Enforce setting MSR:EE, IR

From: Cédric Le Goater
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [Qemu-ppc] [PULL 05/23] ppc: Enforce setting MSR:EE, IR and DR when MSR:PR is set
Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2016 08:24:42 +0200
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Hello Mark,

On 07/11/2016 08:11 PM, Mark Cave-Ayland wrote:
> On 11/07/16 08:51, Cédric Le Goater wrote:
>>> Hmmm if that's the same 9.2.1 image we were using for last year's GSoC
>>> then it has been working fine here? From what I've seen both 9.2.1 and
>>> 9.2.2 now boot fine, but please test and report if that's not the case.
>> Hello Mark,
>> I managed to boot and install a 9.2.1. Here is what I have used for 
>> that :
>>  * qemu, David's 2.7 branch, plus Ben's patch "v2 ppc: Fix support 
>>    for odd MSR combinations". 
>>  * openbios,  github's HEAD + the patch your patch from : 
>>      https://www.coreboot.org/pipermail/openbios/2015-June/008722.html
>>  * iso, the os9.osi from 
>>      http://c-obrien.org/qemu-os9/testing/
>> There are a  couple of qemu errors :
>>      dbdma_unassigned_rw: use of unassigned channel 14
>>      dbdma_unassigned_flush: use of unassigned channel 14
>>      CUDA: unknown command 0x24
>> and invalids read/write on SPRs but it didn't cause any issue in the guest
>> at installation time or later at runtime. I did not try network though.
>> So mainline only misses your forth patch. Looking really good ! 
> Hi Cédric,
> That's exactly what I see here, thanks for testing. For the unassigned
> channels there is potentially scope for doing something better for ESCC,
> however the aim for this patchset was to merge the minimal changes
> required to enable testing.

So, what are the release plans for OpenBIOS ?  It would be good to have 
the macos9 support available in qemu-2.7. 



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