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Re: [Qemu-ppc] [PATCH] boot-serial-test: Add a test for the powernv mach
Re: [Qemu-ppc] [PATCH] boot-serial-test: Add a test for the powernv machine
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 11:59:26 +1100
On Wed, Nov 09, 2016 at 07:00:42AM +0100, Cédric Le Goater wrote:
> On 11/09/2016 02:02 AM, David Gibson wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 08, 2016 at 02:05:35PM +0100, Cédric Le Goater wrote:
> >> On 11/08/2016 01:36 PM, Thomas Huth wrote:
> >>> The new powernv machine ships with a firmware that outputs
> >>> some text to the serial console, so we can automatically
> >>> test this machine type in the boot-serial tester, too.
> >>> And to get some (very limited) test coverage for the new
> >>> POWER9 CPU emulation, too, this test is also started with
> >>> "-cpu POWER9".
> >> and we see the minimum :
> >> [8450016,6] CPU: P9 generation processor(max 4 threads/core)
> >> Reviewed-by: Cédric Le Goater <address@hidden>
> >> With very minimal changes (definition of some SPRs and the use
> >> of the SHV mode), the guest would load the kernel.
> > Applied to ppc-for-2.8. Good to have this basic smoke test for
> > powernv.
> yes. qom-test is also starting a powernv guest.
> skiboot has a cool little program called hello_kernel that can be
> run in place of the real kernel, but that's beyond the qemu layer
> I guess
> For qemu, maybe we could do xscom accesses to test some devices.
That would be good - the qtest framework is basically made for this
sort of thing.
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