Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC PATCH v2 04/15] cpu-model/s390: Introduce S390 CPU models

From: Alexander Graf
Date: Fri Feb 20 2015 - 11:58:01 EST

On 20.02.15 16:49, Michael Mueller wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Feb 2015 16:22:20 +0100
> Alexander Graf <agraf@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> Just make this uint64_t fac_list[2]. That way we don't have to track any
>>>> messy allocations.
>>> It will be something like "uint64_t fac_list[S390_CPU_FAC_LIST_SIZE_UINT64]" and in total 2KB
>>> not just 16 bytes but I will change it.
>> Why? Do we actually need that many? This is a qemu internal struct.
> How do you know that 2 is a good size?

Because all CPUs we have in our list only expose 128 bits?

> I want to have this independent from a future machine of the z/Arch. The kernel stores the full
> facility set, KVM does and there is no good reason for QEMU not to do. If other accelerators
> decide to just implement 64 or 128 bits of facilities that's ok...

So you want to support CPUs that are not part of the list?

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