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From: "Philippe Mathieu-Daudé" <philmd@redhat.com>
To: Reinoud Zandijk <reinoud@NetBSD.org>
Cc: Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost@redhat.com>,
	Richard Henderson <richard.henderson@linaro.org>,
	qemu-devel@nongnu.org, Kamil Rytarowski <kamil@NetBSD.org>,
	Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com>,
	Ryo ONODERA <ryoon@netbsd.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v8 0/4] Implements the NetBSD Virtual Machine Monitor accelerator
Date: Sun, 9 May 2021 09:56:02 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <62615396-f250-6d49-822e-a443574919ca@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YJaf3+2gzM7K0m2Q@dropje.13thmonkey.org>

On 5/8/21 4:27 PM, Reinoud Zandijk wrote:
> ping?

Paolo sent a pull request:
https://www.mail-archive.com/qemu-devel@nongnu.org/msg804321.html
And you and Kamil have been Cc'ed:
https://www.mail-archive.com/qemu-devel@nongnu.org/msg804320.html

> On Wed, Apr 07, 2021 at 04:16:27PM +0000, Reinoud Zandijk wrote:
>> The NetBSD team has implemented its new hypervisor called NVMM. It has been
>> included since NetBSD 9.0 and has been in use now for quite some time. NVMM
>> adds user-mode capabilities to create and manage virtual machines, configure
>> memory mappings for guest machines, and create and control execution of
>> virtual processors.
>>
>> With this new API we are now able to bring our hypervisor to the QEMU
>> community! The following patches implement the NetBSD Virtual Machine Monitor
>> accelerator (NVMM) for QEMU on NetBSD 9.0 and newer hosts.
>>
>> When compiling QEMU for x86_64 it will autodetect nvmm and will compile the
>> accelerator for use if found. At runtime using the '-accel nvmm' should see a
>> significant performance improvement over emulation, much like when using 'hax'
>> on NetBSD.
>>
>> The documentation for this new API is visible at https://man.netbsd.org under
>> the libnvmm(3) and nvmm(4) pages.
>>
>> NVMM was designed and implemented by Maxime Villard <max@m00nbsd.net>
>>
>> Thank you for your feedback.
>>
>> Refrences:
>> https://m00nbsd.net/4e0798b7f2620c965d0dd9d6a7a2f296.html



      reply	other threads:[~2021-05-09  7:57 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-07 16:16 Reinoud Zandijk
2021-04-07 16:16 ` [PATCH v8 1/4] Add NVMM accelerator: configure and build logic Reinoud Zandijk
2021-04-07 16:16 ` [PATCH v8 2/4] Add NVMM accelerator: x86 CPU support Reinoud Zandijk
2021-04-07 16:16 ` [PATCH v8 3/4] Add NVMM accelerator: acceleration enlightenments Reinoud Zandijk
2021-04-07 16:16 ` [PATCH v8 4/4] Add NVMM Accelerator: add maintainers for NetBSD/NVMM Reinoud Zandijk
2021-05-08 14:27 ` [PATCH v8 0/4] Implements the NetBSD Virtual Machine Monitor accelerator Reinoud Zandijk
2021-05-09  7:56   ` Philippe Mathieu-Daudé [this message]

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