Description of problem:
Need additional patches to libvirt for it to run correctly on the ppc64le
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
These are the upstream patches with commit id
12c3811 Test: Add a testcase for PowerPC compat mode cpu specification.
9265fd1 docs: Add documentation for compat mode.
1e91174 PowerPC:Improve PVR handling to fall back to cpu generation.
addce06 PowerPC : Add support for launching VM in 'compat' mode.
da636d8 Cpu: Add support for Power LE Architecture.
(In reply to Michael Wolf from comment #0)
git describe of the mentioned patches:
> 12c3811 Test: Add a testcase for PowerPC compat mode cpu specification.
> 9265fd1 docs: Add documentation for compat mode.
> 1e91174 PowerPC:Improve PVR handling to fall back to cpu generation.
> addce06 PowerPC : Add support for launching VM in 'compat' mode.
> da636d8 Cpu: Add support for Power LE Architecture.
libvirt-126.96.36.199-1.fc21 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 21.
Proposed as a Freeze Exception for 21-final by Fedora user sharkcz using the blocker tracking app because:
This update adds the necessary bits for using ppc64le as KVM host.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 21 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing libvirt-188.8.131.52-1.fc21'
as soon as you are able to.
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libvirt-184.108.40.206-1.fc21 has been pushed to the Fedora 21 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.