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Re: [Qemu-ppc] [PATCH 0/2] memory: Fix 'Kill old-style I/O dispatch'

From: Andreas Färber
Subject: Re: [Qemu-ppc] [PATCH 0/2] memory: Fix 'Kill old-style I/O dispatch'
Date: Sun, 08 Jan 2012 18:13:51 +0100
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Am 08.01.2012 12:11, schrieb Avi Kivity:
> On 01/07/2012 10:45 AM, Andreas Färber wrote:
>> This series fixes endianness issues in the memory core.
>> Apparently the actual byte swapping had not yet been tested.
> /me hangs head.  But strangely, sparc-test, mips-test, and
> ppc-virtex-ml507 (after the idstr fix) all boot for me.

IIUC the byte swaps only have to happen when some MemoryRegion has an
endianness other than the target.

So when CHRP uses BE and native I/O exclusively it may work, whereas
someone once summarized PReP as "a PC with a PowerPC CPU". ;)


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