[lowrisc-dev] Will lowRISC participate in GSoC 2018?

Stefan Wallentowitz stefan at wallentowitz.de
Mon Jan 22 13:25:56 GMT 2018


Hi,

let me add, that the Free and Open Source Silicon Foundation will apply 
again this year and this and other lowRISC projects can be hosted by us.

Cheers,
Stefan

Am 22.01.2018 14:06 schrieb Alex Bradbury:
> On 20 January 2018 at 12:54, Denis Obrezkov <denisobrezkov at gmail.com> 
> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> 
>> will lowRISC participate in GSoC 2018?
>> 
>> I have an idea of porting xen or kvm on lowRISC. What do you think 
>> about it?
> 
> Hi Denis, thanks for getting in touch. GSoC 2018 is at the stage where
> organisations are putting together their applications, and will later
> find out if they will be participating or not.
> 
> We're currently weighing up what to do with GSoC this year. It's a
> fantastic program which we've got a lot out of, but it takes a huge
> time commitment to ensure that the participants have a good
> experience. It's possible that we skip applying for GSoC 2018 and come
> back renewed and refreshed for GSoC 2019.
> 
> One of the challenges of porting Xen/KVM to RISC-V/lowRISC would be
> that the hypervisor spec is not yet finalised and so isn't yet
> supported in HDL implementations. You'd probably be best of pursuing
> such a project using a software simulator such as Spike or QEMU.
> 
> Best,
> 
> Alex



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