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Saturday, February 6 • 11:30 - 12:10

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This talk is about virtualization with KVM and QEMU on the powerpc platform, especially with regard to the new POWER8 systems. After a short introduction to the Power platform in general, the differences to KVM on the x86 platform will be explained, like the devices that are special to the PPC sPAPR platform and the different kind of KVM kernel modules. To give some help with troubleshooting a non-working guest partition, we'll also have a look the user-related concepts of the guest boot firmware ("Open Firmware" as it is called in the powerpc world).

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Thomas Huth

Principal Software Engineer, Red Hat
Thomas Huth is working for Red Hat in the virtualization team, taking care of keeping the virtualization stack on the IBM Z (s390x) platform in a good shape. Additionally he's also involved in the upstream QEMU project when time permits.

Saturday February 6, 2016 11:30 - 12:10 CET
c. D0207 (90 places)