[LinuxBIOS] Add support for the AMD SimNow (TM) simulator

Jordan Crouse jordan.crouse at amd.com
Fri Nov 9 21:31:30 CET 2007

On 09/11/07 13:26 -0700, Myles Watson wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jordan Crouse [mailto:jordan.crouse at amd.com]
> >
> > It will reset once - it shouldn't reset repeatedly (doesn't on my
> > test setup).  I haven't tried the public version yet, I'll do that.
> > The issue is on the non-coherent devices - the coherent ones should
> > optimize correctly - if they don't, thats a way bigger problem.
> It continuously reset for me.  It seems to work fine with a LAB payload with
> the soft_reset commented out.

what version of SimNow are you using, and what BSD?

> > > I haven't run into the other issues (beside the reset), so I don't
> > > know how to test them.
> > 
> > If it boots quickly, then you don't hit the other problem.  If the
> > thing grinds to a halt then you hit it.
> Maybe that's related to the single reset?

No, it has to do with CAR issues on multiple nodes - you might not hit it
if you only have 1 processor x 1 core.

Jordan Crouse
Systems Software Development Engineer 
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

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