Re: [PATCH] config: Add 'make kvmconfig'

From: Pekka Enberg
Date: Thu Oct 27 2011 - 11:30:41 EST

On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 6:19 PM, Arnaud Lacombe <lacombar@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> The use case is to be able to take a .config posted in a bug report
>> and easily turn that into something that the KVM tool can boot.
>> "kvmconfig" really represents a virtualized x86 architecture
>> configuration.
> How do you expect:
> # make ARCH=hexagon kvmconfig
> to behave ? If it is not meant to work outside the x86 world, it
> should not be accessible outside the x86 world.

Right. Hexagon is not interesting but ARM and PowerPC will be if
someone ports the KVM tool to the architectures.

>> Maybe the naming is off because it's not about
>> individual features like paeconfig or nfsconfig would be but rather
>> about turning on all the required options for virtualized x86 for the
>> KVM tool.
>> If you have better ideas how to do this, we're happy to change the
>> implementation.
> As I said, I'll have a look tonight to provide a better implementation.

Excellent, thanks!

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