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authorhttps://www.google.com/accounts/o8/id?id=AItOawmOlZj6Ku6rQ8E1D1Wl2ExOtSuLcJNVfyY <Svante@web>2011-03-28 17:30:54 +0000
committerGNU Hurd web pages engine <web-hurd@gnu.org>2011-03-28 17:30:54 +0000
commit1904698b384d0ec8b76fc2fb9a40c7fd3ab036be (patch)
treeb431ef43ac095f4cac4f104312c233fdd531a3c2
parentbed5553b712d1e5618f25b2eb3c23aff72c68a3c (diff)
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diff --git a/hurd/running/qemu.mdwn b/hurd/running/qemu.mdwn
index 302da37..97d2a6d 100644
--- a/hurd/running/qemu.mdwn
+++ b/hurd/running/qemu.mdwn
@@ -50,6 +50,7 @@ Instructions for creating a qemu image from the install CDs from debian installe
# KVM acceleration
Check if your CPU supports kvm:
+
$ egrep '^flags.*(vmx|svm)' /proc/cpuinfo
#### If you don't have hardware support (slow):
@@ -72,7 +73,9 @@ Check that the kvm module is loaded:
$ ls -l /dev/kvm
crw-rw----+ 1 root kvm 10, 232 Mar 14 15:02 /dev/kvm
-Add yourself to the kvm group: adduser your_user kvm; logout; login
+Add yourself to the kvm group:
+
+ $ adduser your_user kvm; logout; login
AMD SVM (AMD-V): Enable AMD-V in the BIOS if not enabled.
@@ -94,9 +97,9 @@ if you are running Linux kernels 2.6.37 or 2.6.38 else IRQs may hang sooner or l
Note: If you have hardware support, replace the qemu commands below with kvm, e.g. qemu-ing -> kvm-img.
-First off you will need to create a disk image using `qemu-img`. I have set mine to 2 gigabytes, although you should be able to get away with less.
+First off you will need to create a disk image using `qemu-img`. I have set mine to 4 gigabytes, although you should be able to get away with less.
- $ qemu-img create hd0.img 2G
+ $ qemu-img create hd0.img 4G
Next you will want to start up QEMU and begin the installation process.
@@ -107,23 +110,21 @@ Now at his point do the regular install using `hd0` as your harddrive. Partition
In the installer make your choice of install option: Default install (or your choice)
Language: English
-
Country, territory or area: your_choice
-
Locale: your_choice
Note that even if you can set the country and locale, your keyboard is not yet supported.
-#### In case of problems with locale settings do the following after the installation is completed
-
-To get the correct timezone: dpkg-reconfigure tzdata
+In case of problems with locale settings do the following after the installation is completed
-To get your locale setting: nano /etc/locale.gen
-
-Update with command: locale-gen
+ To get the correct timezone:
+ $ dpkg-reconfigure tzdata
+ To get your locale setting:
+ $ nano /etc/locale.gen
+ $ locale-gen
Network: Now configured automatically with dhcp
- Parameters:
+
IP address: 10.0.2.15
Netmask: 255.255.0.0
Gateway: 10.0.2.2
@@ -138,7 +139,8 @@ Network: Now configured automatically with dhcp
----> SMB server (10.0.2.4)
Partitioning method: Guided or your choice
-Partitioning /dev/hd0: All files in one partition.
+
+Partitioning `/dev/hd0`: All files in one partition.
Note: Since partman is not yet fixed to set up to mount partitions automatically at reboot, it is crucial that you choose this option for now.
@@ -156,13 +158,15 @@ Starting qemu/qemu-kvm:
See below on port forwarding in the networking section.
If you have problems with grub hanging during boot with the vmware vga driver: Disable the graphic boot
+
$ nano /etc/default/grub
uncomment GRUB_TERMINAL=console
- run /usr/sbin/update-grub
+ $ /usr/sbin/update-grub
### A few words about the qemu console
During the graphical emulation, you can use the following keys:
+
<Ctrl><Alt>-f Toggle full screen
<Ctrl><Alt>-u Restore the screen's un-scaled dimensions
<Ctrl><Alt>-n Switch to virtual console 'n'. Standard console mappings are:
@@ -242,11 +246,15 @@ This is the recommended way to work with a CLI since you have all your
keyboard and locale settings are preserved.
a) with ssh
+
$ kvm -m 1024 -net nic,model=rtl8139 -net user,hostfwd=tcp::5555-:22 -hda hurd-install.kvm &
Contacting the running Hurd:
+
$ ssh -p5555 localhost
+
Copying files:
+
1) On your host
To Hurd: scp -p -P5555 file localhost:
From Hurd: scp -p -P5555 localhost:file .
@@ -255,8 +263,11 @@ Copying files:
From host: scp -p {10.0.2.2,your_host_ip}:file .
b) with telnet
+
$ kvm -m 1024 -net nic,model=rtl8139 -net user,hostfwd=tcp::5556-:23 -hda hurd-install.qemu &
+
Contacting the running Hurd:
+
$ telnet localhost 5556
c) With the tap interface, see below.