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Re: [Xen-devel] Portin Xen to other HW-platform

On Wed, 2013-05-29 at 15:49 +0100, Jan Beulich wrote:
> >>> On 29.05.13 at 16:02, klasse <claen763@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Is it hard work to port Xen to a custom HW-platform (with a PPC CPU)?
> A PowerPC port existed in Xen up to 3.2.x, so your best bet would
> probably be to revive that one.

Do you remember if that was that a PV port (PV MMU in particular)? 

PPC has a hypervisor mode (or modes?) but does it have second stage
paging? If it does then a hybrid model like we've gone for on ARM would
be preferable for a new/rejuvenated port, IMNSHO.

>  But of course "hard" is a relative
> term and depends very much on your porting experience...



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