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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] xen/arm: Don't start a QEMU for backend

On Wed, 8 May 2013, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Stefano Stabellini writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] xen/arm: Don't start a 
> QEMU for backend"):
> > On Wed, 8 May 2013, Julien Grall wrote:
> > > /usr/lib/xen/bin/qemu-system-i386 doesn't exist on ARM. We need to check
> > > if the file exists/is executable and starts it.
> > > 
> > > Signed-off-by: Julien Grall <julien.grall@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > 
> > Good idea but we should actually do that only on ARM: we don't want to
> > hide bad configurations on x86.
> Are you sure ?  This seems wrong to me.  The purpose of our global
> qemu is to provide disk backends when we select qdev as the backend,
> right ?
> I don't understand why this doesn't apply on ARM.  Perhaps we should
> be running a different executable ?

It does apply to ARM, but we haven't had the time to enable the QEMU
build and make sure it works for this release.

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