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Re: [PATCH v4 0/6] Pegasos2 emulation

From: David Gibson
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 0/6] Pegasos2 emulation
Date: Tue, 2 Mar 2021 14:43:48 +1100

On Thu, Feb 25, 2021 at 08:47:36PM +0100, BALATON Zoltan wrote:
> Hello,
> This is adding a new PPC board called pegasos2. More info on it can be
> found at:
> https://osdn.net/projects/qmiga/wiki/SubprojectPegasos2
> Currently it needs a firmware ROM image that I cannot include due to
> original copyright holder (bPlan) did not release it under a free
> licence but I have plans to write a replacement in the future. With
> the original board firmware it can boot MorphOS now as:
> qemu-system-ppc -M pegasos2 -cdrom morphos.iso -device ati-vga,romfile="" 
> -serial stdio
> then enter "boot cd boot.img" at the firmware "ok" prompt as described
> in the MorphOS.readme. To boot Linux use same command line with e.g.
> -cdrom debian-8.11.0-powerpc-netinst.iso then enter
> "boot cd install/pegasos"
> The last patch adds the actual board code after previous patches
> adding VT8231 and MV64361 system controller chip emulation. The
> mv643xx.h header file is taken from Linux and produces a bunch of
> checkpatch warnings due to different formatting rules it follows, I'm
> not sure we want to adopt it and change formatting or keep it as it is.
> Regards,
> BALATON Zoltan

The ppc specific parts (patches 5 & 6) look generally sane to me.  I
haven't looked in great depth, since the threshold for entirely new
devices is pretty low.

I'd be happy to queue this in the ppc tree, but I'll need acks from
the relevant maintainers for the changes to the existing VIA bridge

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