[fedora-arm] uboot with hyp mode support now available for the cubietruck
pbrobinson at gmail.com
Mon Dec 9 13:39:25 UTC 2013
On Mon, Dec 9, 2013 at 1:28 PM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 09, 2013 at 02:18:43PM +0100, Hans de Goede wrote:
>> Hi Richard et al,
>> Good news for those wanting to play with hw virt on arm, there now
>> is a u-boot with hyp support:
>> [ 0.050980] CPU1: Booted secondary processor
>> [ 0.051033] CPU1: thread -1, cpu 1, socket 0, mpidr 80000001
>> [ 0.051181] Brought up 2 CPUs
>> [ 0.051201] SMP: Total of 2 processors activated.
>> [ 0.051208] CPU: All CPU(s) started in HYP mode.
>> [ 0.051213] CPU: Virtualization extensions available.
>> To use this, build this uboot from source:
>> make -j4 CROSS_COMPILE=arm-linux-gnu- cubietruck_config
>> make -j4 CROSS_COMPILE=arm-linux-gnu-
>> sudo dd if=u-boot-sunxi-with-spl.bin of=/dev/mmcblk0 bs=1024 seek=8
>> And use it with this kernel, which removes a hack I had added
>> to get the arch timers to work without proper uboot support:
>> I called it sunxi-test2 rather then re-using the old sunxi-test,
>> so that people with an older u-boot following sunxi-test don't
>> get bitten by needing a newer u-boot.
> This is great news. I'll test it out tonight.
> I was reading Peter Robinson's blog today and he mentioned getting
> AllWinner support, in Fedora 21. Is that a realistic plan -- (from my
> point of view) at least headless virt support for the Cubietruck in
> F21? I'm not too clear on how all these patches are going upstream,
> if at all.
That is both Hans and my plan, we'll know more once the 3.14 merge
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