Blue Swirl wrote:
On 2/27/09, Anthony Liguori
I wanted to see how we look from a release perspective. For x86, I think
things are looking pretty good. There are a couple outstanding patches that
need more review (like the CVE fix) but I think we'll be ready in a few
How are the other architectures looking? Are there any major bug fixes
people are working on? PPC is now fully converted to OpenBIOS, right?
Yes, except for PREP.
Is anyone working on converting PREP? Any ETA?
There are recent patches to make PPC64 work that
should be committed
in the coming days. That would be a nice addition but not critical.
We have also discussed about making also an OpenBIOS (1.0) release,
the previous release candidate (1.0RC1) is more than year old. It
would be great to release Qemu with 1.0 OpenBIOS.
It would be great to have a 1.0 release for our release, but do you have
an ETA on when that would be? It would be very good to get out a QEMU
release within the next few days to match up with the upcoming set of
And if things are moving quickly, we certainly have the ability to do
releases every 3 months instead of every 6.
Overall, there should be an update of the OpenBIOS
Sparc32 and I think PPC32 are ready. Sparc64 will not be without major
miracles in any case. PPC64 case may be interesting.