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Re: [gNewSense-users] gNewSense 1.1 really slow under qemu

From: Bruno Miguel
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] gNewSense 1.1 really slow under qemu
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2008 12:52:20 +0100

No luck compiling qemu. It gives an error in "make install".

On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 11:29 AM, Bruno Miguel
<address@hidden> wrote:
> I have VirtualBox installed, but I find it a bit resources consuming.
>  Although I have 1GB of ram, I avoid creating virtual machines in
>  VirtualBox with more than 350MB of ram.
>  I'm compiling qemu right now. Lets see how this goes.
>  On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 5:29 AM, Bake Timmons <address@hidden> wrote:
>  > > I dont have qemu accelerator instaled. I'm using a custom kernel and I
>  >  > instaled qemu from Debian Testing repositories.
>  >  > I've read qemu docs and saw a tip
>  >  > ( that says to
>  >  > add clock=pit to the boot, but no luck. :( The same tip refers to a
>  >  > 4G/4G patch, but I don't know if it is used in Debians' qemu.
>  >
>  >  If I were you, I would try installing kqemu.  It's been a while since I
>  >  have installed it, but I recall having a better time installing
>  >  everything from source.  I.e., I just installed the latest qemu and
>  >  kqemu from source and everything went fine.  The only caveats I recall
>  >  were that (1) gcc4 could not be used for either the kernel or for qemu
>  >  and kqemu and (2) the kernel option REGPARM (or something like that,
>  >  something to do with using registers for arguments) needed to be OFF.
>  >
>  >  Alternatively, have you considered VirtualBox?  I had some success with
>  >  it also but returned to qemu just because it seemed more
>  >  community-oriented and open.  However, VirtualBox is free software.
>  >

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