[ovirt-devel] [ARM64] Possiblity to support oVirt on ARM64

Daniel P. Berrangé berrange at redhat.com
Wed Jul 22 09:13:22 UTC 2020

On Sun, Jul 19, 2020 at 09:06:42PM +0300, Nir Soffer wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 19, 2020 at 5:04 PM Zhenyu Zheng <zhengzhenyulixi at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi oVirt,
> >
> > We are currently trying to make oVirt work on ARM64 platform, since I'm quite new to oVirt community, I'm wondering what is the current status about ARM64 support in the oVirt upstream, as I saw the oVirt Wikipedia page mentioned there is an ongoing efforts to support ARM platform. We have a small team here and we are willing to also help to make this work.
> Hi Zhenyu,
> I think this is a great idea, both supporting more hardware, and
> enlarging the oVirt
> community.
> Regarding hardware support we depend mostly on libvirt and qemu, and I
> don't know
> that is the status. Adding relevant lists and people.

libvirt and qemu both support aarch64 guests and hosts for years now,
as do various KVM mgmt apps, so I think its largely just a matter of
the oVirt code that needs porting and updating to deal with any aarch64
specific aspects.

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