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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH V8 4/4] tests: Add migration test for aarch64

From: Juan Quintela
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH V8 4/4] tests: Add migration test for aarch64
Date: Mon, 03 Sep 2018 11:42:09 +0200
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Wei Huang <address@hidden> wrote:
> This patch adds migration test support for aarch64. The test code, which
> implements the same functionality as x86, is booted as a kernel in qemu.
> Here are the design choices we make for aarch64:
>  * We choose this -kernel approach because aarch64 QEMU doesn't provide a
>    built-in fw like x86 does. So instead of relying on a boot loader, we
>    use -kernel approach for aarch64.
>  * The serial output is sent to PL011 directly.
>  * The physical memory base for mach-virt machine is 0x40000000. We change
>    the start_address and end_address for aarch64.
> In addition to providing the binary, this patch also includes the source
> code and the build script in tests/migration/aarch64. So users can change
> the source and/or re-compile the binary as they wish.
> Signed-off-by: Wei Huang <address@hidden>

Reviewed-by: Juan Quintela <address@hidden>

with the change spotted by Peter.

Thanks a lot for getting this done.  I was "porting" your previous
version to 3.0 because I thought that you had already gone through too
many "posts" just to get "general", not aarch64 bits fixed.

I have no idea about arm asm, so the reviewed by is for the other bits O:-)

Later, Juan.

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