path: root/qemu-tech.texi
diff options
authorPaolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com>2016-10-06 16:12:11 +0200
committerPaolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com>2016-10-07 10:05:54 +0200
commit78e87797ba0b6612fc1c95216a0b81c744fb85b0 (patch)
tree3dc18d465c3b472cc7abe7e87f3a7b68cf33cc6b /qemu-tech.texi
parent36e4970e9d658143cc53e409a94e32ece2a36626 (diff)
qemu-doc: merge qemu-tech and qemu-doc
Merge what is left of qemu-tech into the main manual as an appendix. Ultimately we should have a new internals manual built from docs/, and then the "Translator Internals" parts of qemu-tech could move to docs/ as well. The bits on limitation and features of CPU emulation should remain in qemu-doc. Reviewed-by: Emilio G. Cota <cota@braap.org> Signed-off-by: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'qemu-tech.texi')
1 files changed, 12 insertions, 44 deletions
diff --git a/qemu-tech.texi b/qemu-tech.texi
index b418a41b78..52a56ae25e 100644
--- a/qemu-tech.texi
+++ b/qemu-tech.texi
@@ -1,32 +1,5 @@
-\input texinfo @c -*- texinfo -*-
-@c %**start of header
-@setfilename qemu-tech.info
-@documentlanguage en
-@documentencoding UTF-8
-@settitle QEMU Internals
-@exampleindent 0
-@paragraphindent 0
-@c %**end of header
-* QEMU Internals: (qemu-tech). The QEMU Emulator Internals.
-@end direntry
-@end ifinfo
-@sp 7
-@center @titlefont{QEMU Internals}
-@sp 3
-@end titlepage
-@end iftex
-@node Top
+@node Implementation notes
+@appendix Implementation notes
* CPU emulation::
@@ -34,12 +7,9 @@
* QEMU compared to other emulators::
* Bibliography::
@end menu
-@end ifnottex
@node CPU emulation
-@chapter CPU emulation
+@section CPU emulation
* x86:: x86 and x86-64 emulation
@@ -51,7 +21,7 @@
@end menu
@node x86
-@section x86 and x86-64 emulation
+@subsection x86 and x86-64 emulation
QEMU x86 target features:
@@ -86,7 +56,7 @@ normal use.
@end itemize
@node ARM
-@section ARM emulation
+@subsection ARM emulation
@@ -99,7 +69,7 @@ normal use.
@end itemize
@node MIPS
-@section MIPS emulation
+@subsection MIPS emulation
@@ -126,7 +96,7 @@ Current QEMU limitations:
@end itemize
@node PPC
-@section PowerPC emulation
+@subsection PowerPC emulation
@@ -138,7 +108,7 @@ FPU and MMU.
@end itemize
@node SPARC
-@section Sparc32 and Sparc64 emulation
+@subsection Sparc32 and Sparc64 emulation
@@ -166,7 +136,7 @@ Current QEMU limitations:
@end itemize
@node Xtensa
-@section Xtensa emulation
+@subsection Xtensa emulation
@@ -191,7 +161,7 @@ may be created from overlay with minimal amount of hand-written code.
@end itemize
@node Translator Internals
-@chapter Translator Internals
+@section Translator Internals
QEMU is a dynamic translator. When it first encounters a piece of code,
it converts it to the host instruction set. Usually dynamic translators
@@ -294,7 +264,7 @@ translation blocks.
@end table
@node QEMU compared to other emulators
-@chapter QEMU compared to other emulators
+@section QEMU compared to other emulators
Like bochs [1], QEMU emulates an x86 CPU. But QEMU is much faster than
bochs as it uses dynamic compilation. Bochs is closely tied to x86 PC
@@ -345,7 +315,7 @@ VirtualBox [9], Xen [10] and KVM [11] are based on QEMU. QEMU-SystemC
developed in SystemC.
@node Bibliography
-@chapter Bibliography
+@section Bibliography
@table @asis
@@ -399,5 +369,3 @@ Kernel Based Virtual Machine (KVM).
QEMU-SystemC, a hardware co-simulator.
@end table