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Re: [Qemu-ppc] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 0/7] ppc: loadvm/savevm fixups for -M

From: Mark Cave-Ayland
Subject: Re: [Qemu-ppc] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 0/7] ppc: loadvm/savevm fixups for -M g3beige and -M mac99
Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:46:55 +0000
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On 23/12/14 00:36, Mark Cave-Ayland wrote:

> This patchset fixes up various bugs in loadvm/savevm for -M g3beige and
> -M mac99 so that it is becomes possible to save and restore image snapshots.
> The focus of this patchset is on -M g3beige since this matches the majority
> of my test images, but there were some easy fixes to be made to -M mac99
> at the same time.
> With this patchset applied both -M g3beige and -M mac99 images can be
> saved/restored whilst booted into OpenBIOS with no issues. I tested -M g3beige
> with a paused, disk-inactive Darwin 6 image and was able to resume
> successfully which was good enough for my needs.
> I noticed some hangs can still occur when trying to restore an image
> where the disk is active which makes me believe that there is still some
> extra macio/dbdma state which needs to be included if someone is interested
> enough to pursue this further.
> Most of the patches are straightforward except for patch 4 which came out of
> a discussion on-list between Alex and Paolo, and patch 5 which is a similar
> error except this time for the MSR register. I suspect patch 5 can be
> improved by someone with more PPC knowledge than myself.
> Signed-off-by: Mark Cave-Ayland <address@hidden>
> Mark Cave-Ayland (7):
>   macio.c: include parent PCIDevice state in VMStateDescription
>   adb.c: include ADBDevice parent state in KBDState and MouseState
>   cuda.c: include adb_poll_timer in VMStateDescription
>   ppc: move sdr1 value change detection logic to helper_store_sdr1()
>   ppc: force update of all msr bits in cpu_post_load
>   openpic: fix segfault on -M mac99 savevm
>   openpic: fix up loadvm under -M mac99
>  hw/input/adb.c           |   21 +++++++++++++++++----
>  hw/intc/openpic.c        |   10 ++++------
>  hw/misc/macio/cuda.c     |    5 +++--
>  hw/misc/macio/macio.c    |   24 ++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  target-ppc/machine.c     |    8 +++++++-
>  target-ppc/misc_helper.c |    7 ++++++-
>  target-ppc/mmu_helper.c  |   35 +++++++++++++++--------------------
>  7 files changed, 76 insertions(+), 34 deletions(-)

Ping? Particularly patches 4 and 5 will require some review as they fix
general target-ppc bugs when loading/saving VM state and aren't just
specific to the g3beige/mac99 machines.



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