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Re: [Xen-devel] [Embedded-pv-devel] [PATCH RFC 00/18] System adjustment to customer needs.

On Fri, May 20, 2016 at 1:23 PM, Andrii Anisov
<andrii.anisov@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Meng,
>> From my previous experience, the board may not be supported by Xen even 
>> though
>> the processor it uses has virtualization extension.. :-(
> I still insist it depends on SoC ;)

Ah-ha, I totally agree about this...

> If you are saying about this case:
>> Yes. I searched around for the "Jacinto 6" Automotive processor.[1]
>> It uses Cortex A15 processor...
>> However, I tried the Arndale Octo board two years ago
>> (http://www.arndaleboard.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page).
> Cortex A15 just implements ARMv7 architecture more efficiently then
> A9, while VE are still optional. You should read chip specs more
> careful.
> You remember I wrote:
>>> The most outstanding example is a chip with Cortex A15 MPCore, but
>>> without any VE support at all.
> It was another Samsung's SoC in my experience.

Yes. I just started looking at the ARM now and tried to evaluate the
RTDS scheduler on ARM. That's why I'm very interested in the use case
here and tried to run it. :-)

I will keep an eye on your patches. ;-)

Thanks and Best Regards,

Meng Xu
PhD Student in Computer and Information Science
University of Pennsylvania

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