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Re: [qemu-s390x] [Qemu-devel] [PULL 2/2] iotests: simple mirror test wit

From: Christian Borntraeger
Subject: Re: [qemu-s390x] [Qemu-devel] [PULL 2/2] iotests: simple mirror test with kvm on 1G image
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2018 10:01:55 +0100
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On 05.12.2018 09:46, Kevin Wolf wrote:
> Am 05.12.2018 um 09:23 hat Christian Borntraeger geschrieben:
>>>>> +# prepare source image
>>>>> +qemu_img_create('-f', iotests.imgfmt, '-o', 'preallocation=metadata', 
>>>>> disk,
>>>>> +                str(size))
>>>>> +
>>>>> +vm = QEMUMachine(iotests.qemu_prog)
>>>>> +vm.add_args('-machine', 'pc,accel=kvm')
>> This (pc) clearly does not work on other architectures.
>> In addition to that, I also need to add -no-shutdown on s390 (see 068 for a 
>> similar case)
> Leaving out pc definitely makes sense, and the bug still reproduces for
> me without it.
> I don't understand the -no-shutdown, though. Already for 068, neither
> the code nor the commit message when it was added explain why this is
> needed.
> Can you turn this into a proper patch and add a comment why -no-shutdown
> is needed?

I already sent this patch. The reason is that there is no BIOS in a classical 
on s390x. If no bootable image (external kernel or from disk) is found, the 
small boot
bios loads a disabled wait PSW. The default action for that is then shutdown.

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