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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2 2/2] hw/arm: Add Arm Enterprise machine type

From: Ard Biesheuvel
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2 2/2] hw/arm: Add Arm Enterprise machine type
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2018 11:13:18 +0200

On 25 July 2018 at 11:09, Hongbo Zhang <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 25 July 2018 at 17:01, Ard Biesheuvel <address@hidden> wrote:
>> On 25 July 2018 at 10:48, Daniel P. Berrangé <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Jul 25, 2018 at 01:30:52PM +0800, Hongbo Zhang wrote:
>>>> For the Aarch64, there is one machine 'virt', it is primarily meant to
>>>> run on KVM and execute virtualization workloads, but we need an
>>>> environment as faithful as possible to physical hardware, for supporting
>>>> firmware and OS development for pysical Aarch64 machines.
>>>> This patch introduces new machine type 'Enterprise' with main features:
>>> The 'enterprise' name is really awful - this is essentially a marketing
>>> term completely devoid of any useful meaning.
>>> You had previously called this "sbsa" which IIUC was related to a real
>>> world hardware specification that it was based on. IOW, I think this old
>>> name was preferrable to calling it "enterprise".
>> I couldn't agree more. However, IIUC this change was made at the
>> request of one of the reviewers, although I wasn't part of the
>> discussion at that point, so I'm not sure who it was.
>> Hongbo, could you please share a link to that discussion?
>> Thanks,
>> Ard.
> V1 discussion here:
> https://www.mail-archive.com/address@hidden/msg545775.html

So who asked for the sbsa -> enterprise change?

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