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Re: [Qemu-devel] Qemu and Linux 2.4

To: Vlad Lungu <vlad@comsys.ro>
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Qemu and Linux 2.4
From: Thiemo Seufer <ths@networkno.de>
Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2007 13:54:21 +0100
Cc: qemu-devel@nongnu.org, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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Vlad Lungu wrote:
> I know some of you will laugh, but:
>
> - QEMU malta emulation is not really complete, to put it mildly

Out of curiosity, what parts did you miss?

> - the QEMU target is available only for Linux 2.6
> - despite popular opinion, 2.4 ain't dead yet, at least in the embedded 
> market
>
>
> I have a port of the QEMU target for Linux 2.4.34.4 (latest 2.4 kernel on 
> linux-mips.org), with NE2000 card working (in both BE and LE modes).
> Still rough at the edges, but it works on stock qemu-0.9.0 with -M mips.

I recommend to improve the Qemu Malta emulation, and make it work with
2.4 Malta kernels. (ISTR it used to work, so it shouldn't need a lot to
get there.)


Thiemo

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