[OpenBIOS] PReP PowerPC "emulation"
massimo.montecchi at gmail.com
Thu Sep 16 02:14:45 CEST 2010
OK, maybe I make a mistake. It's not a problem.
My goals is to run AIX 4.3, 5.1 and 6.1 on QEMU!!!!!.
Can you help me? What you suggest?
I think there is a lot of confusion ( I also make confusion).
How I can run QEMU to "emulate" CHRP platform ?
2010/9/16 Laurent Vivier <Laurent at vivier.eu>
> Le mercredi 15 septembre 2010 à 20:06 +0200, Massimo Montecchi a écrit :
> > Mark, can you suggest me where to find the code for "PReP"?
> > AIX needs PReP emulation to works!!!!!
> I think it's a mistake. PReP was the reference platform before CHRP.
> PReP was a PC clone with PowerPC inside. There are PReP based sytems
> running AIX, and recent AIX system (RS/6000) are CHRP. CHRP is the real
> reference platform for PowerPC based system now. I think we should
> improve CHRP emulation in Qemu and its support in OpenBIOS, not PReP
> (except if you have time to waste).
> 1- System platform check.
> Only CHRP systems are supported in AIX 5.2 and above. Run the following
> command on lower level systems to check the platform type.
> # lscfg | grep Architecture
> Required hardware if migrating to AIX 6.1
> 2- Only 64-bit Common Hardware Reference Platform (CHRP) machines
> running selected PowerPC 970, POWER4, POWER5, and POWER6 processors that
> implement the POWER architecture Platform Requirements (PAPR) are
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