[Android-virt] plans for QEMU support for KVM on ARM
peter.maydell at linaro.org
Thu Nov 24 23:11:55 UTC 2011
On 24 November 2011 23:10, Alexander Graf <agraf at suse.de> wrote:
> On 25.11.2011, at 00:06, Peter Maydell wrote:
>> Well, once we've got real hardware it'll be more straightforward
>> because building QEMU on the hardware won't be quite so slow...
>> Most of this is just because crosscompiling is and remains painful.
>> (Alas, you can't compile QEMU in a QEMU arm-linux-user chroot,
>> because gcc segfaults. I blame our mmap emulation layer.)
> Just throw in MAP_32BIT in all mmaps and it should work like a charm :)
Want to submit a patch that does that if the host is x86-64?
I think I'd rather pragmatically do that and fix the issues
in the actually common case rather than hold out for a larger
scale reimplementation of the mmap layer which we aren't in
practice going to do...
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