Hi Peter, Thanks for the reply ..
On Mon, Apr 9, 2018 at 7:08 PM, Peter Maydell <peter.mayd...@linaro.org> wrote: > On 9 April 2018 at 14:35, Ajay Garg <ajaygargn...@gmail.com> wrote: >> Hi All. >> >> Not sure if this is purely an ARM-related question, but I will be >> grateful if someone could point to some literature that explains what >> difference choosing a machine makes (when we don't need to have any >> such flag for qemu-system-i386 or qemu-system-x86_64). > > Hi; this is a pretty common question, which we talk about on our > wiki page here: > https://wiki.qemu.org/Documentation/Platforms/ARM Yep, had already been through it :) > > The underlying reason why you need this on Arm but not on x86 > is that for x86 every single piece of x86 hardware is pretty > much identical. For Arm (as part of its history in the embedded > space) the general rule is that every board is different. Yep, perhaps I am needing a more layman-kinda example-cum-explanation for this, so would be grateful for some help in this regard. > > thanks > -- PMM -- Regards, Ajay