[fedora-arm] F14 qemu arm default board

Chris Tyler chris at tylers.info
Thu Dec 30 16:43:15 UTC 2010

On Thu, 2010-12-30 at 16:02 +0000, Gordan Bobic wrote:
> omalleys at msu.edu wrote:
> > In F14 x86, we finally have the ability to add an ARM based VM via the  
> > libvirt management tool!! IE you can go through the GUI and set up an  
> > qemu based arm VM*.
> What's the performance like? Is there multi-core capability? I'm 
> wondering if a 3+GHz Core2 can emulate an ARM fast enough to be faster 
> than native. I very much doubt it, but it'd be a real boon for large 
> cross-building.

In tests under F12 and F13, QEMU ARM performed at about 10% of the speed
of native hardware when building packages (Intel Q6600 quadcore vs.


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