ARMv8 development board with GICv3
Rodney W. Grimes
freebsd-rwg at pdx.rh.CN85.dnsmgr.net
Wed Jun 13 07:39:49 UTC 2018
> On 2018-06-13 09:06, Marcelo Araujo wrote:
> > 2018-06-13 14:54 GMT+08:00 Alexandru Elisei
> > <alexandru.elisei at gmail.com>:
> >> Hello,
> >> I have been working on porting bhyve to ARMv8 and the hypervisor is
> >> able to successfully boot a FreeBSD virtual machine on the Foundation
> >> Emulator provided by ARM.
> >> I plan to submit the project for review, but before that I need to
> >> validate the hypervisor on a hardware platform.
> >> Can anyone be so kind as to recommend a development board for testing?
> >> The board needs to have an ARMv8 CPU with virtualization extensions
> >> implemented (Exception Level 2 needs to be available) and a GIC
> >> version 3 compliant interrupt controller.
> >> Thank you,
> >> Alexandru Elisei
> > Hello Alexandru,
> > Excited to see your work!
> > I have Cc manu@ as I know he works a lot with embedded devices and
> > probably
> > he can give you some suggestions.
> > I'm sure he is on freebsd-arm@ mailing list, but even though I'm Cc'ing
> > him.
> > Best,
> > --
> A quick grep in the linux dts directory for arm64 give me a few SoC
> where we boot on it :
> Thunderx and Marvell 37XX.
> That being said I think you better try with a gic-v2 board as I adviced
> in AsiaBSDCon this year.
Can you tell me what GIC is in the Samsung Chromebook SNOW?
> Emmanuel Vadot <manu at bidouilliste.com> <manu at freebsd.org>
Rod Grimes rgrimes at freebsd.org
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