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

Stefan Berger stefanb at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Thu Dec 8 13:44:00 UTC 2011

On 12/08/2011 03:58 AM, Prerna Saxena wrote:
> 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.
> Thanks,

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