BTW - tests on P8 are already good on my side, and since the request
from IBM came fro P9 I have to assume it will be good there. But e.g.
cross release migration X->B and such I had tested explicitly to be
That said, please be aware that this will be a remaining "itch" for you at the
If somebody had guests on pre-Xenial it will have HTM enabled by default.
If those users migrate to a P9 system on Bionic they will still carry the
feature of HTM being enabled and run into the issue, but there is nothing we
can do about it other than getting your kernel fix completed and integrated.
But I thought I make you aware to be sure.
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Ubuntu18.04:POWER9:DD2.2 - Unable to start a KVM guest with default
machine type(pseries-bionic) complaining "KVM implementation does not
support Transactional Memory, try cap-htm=off" (kvm)
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