[libvirt] [RFC v5 PATCH 0/5] PowerPC : Extend Libvirt for PowerPC architecture

Prerna Saxena prerna at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Thu Dec 8 08:58:38 UTC 2011

On 12/05/2011 05:08 PM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 02, 2011 at 02:31:13PM -0500, Stefan Berger wrote:
>> On 12/02/2011 11:54 AM, Prerna Saxena wrote:
>>> Libvirt continues to be the key interface to configure and manage the
>>> KVM guest instances on x86.  This patch set is an effort to enable
>>> libvirt to support KVM guest configuration and management on Power Book3S
>>> machines.
>>> Based on community discussion around the earlier version, this patch
>>> series augments the present 'kvm' driver to support PowerPC-KVM based
>>> guests. With the CPU driver for PowerPC already merged, this patch series
>>> adds on clean-ups, and some test cases as suggested.
>>> This series mostly focuses on cleanup and addition of testcases for base-
>>> powerpc patches. The patches for enabling spapr-vio based addressing would
>>> be sent out shortly, with the right domain schema additions.
>> All tests passed now on x86 and ppc64. However, I would push it once
>> 0.9.9 development opens.
> Agreed, there is no need to rush this into 0.9.8

Now that the 0.9.8 release is out, would folks want to consider this
patch series for merge ?
I'm working on enhancing the testsuite for powerpc, pls let me know if
more additions are needed.

Prerna Saxena

Linux Technology Centre,
IBM Systems and Technology Lab,
Bangalore, India

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