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authorThomas Schwinge <thomas@schwinge.name>2012-04-26 11:13:14 +0800
committerThomas Schwinge <thomas@schwinge.name>2012-04-26 11:13:14 +0800
commit9e520cb9798dfeb06cc0c45e2ff4a3206734e2ab (patch)
tree21fe3884584a3a856881f5ebe8757277f2f0985f
parent78d4ca5b4491e1b43f404108c9fdd23a6113c45d (diff)
Generally run QEMU/KVM with 512 MiB of RAM.
-rw-r--r--hurd/running/debian/qemu_image.mdwn4
-rw-r--r--hurd/running/gnu/create_an_image.mdwn11
-rw-r--r--hurd/running/live_cd.mdwn4
-rw-r--r--hurd/running/qemu.mdwn9
-rw-r--r--hurd/running/qemu/babhurd_image.mdwn4
-rw-r--r--news/2010-04-30.mdwn2
-rw-r--r--unsorted/MakeImage.mdwn2
7 files changed, 19 insertions, 17 deletions
diff --git a/hurd/running/debian/qemu_image.mdwn b/hurd/running/debian/qemu_image.mdwn
index 809bf7b..19b371c 100644
--- a/hurd/running/debian/qemu_image.mdwn
+++ b/hurd/running/debian/qemu_image.mdwn
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-[[!meta copyright="Copyright © 2011 Free Software Foundation, Inc."]]
+[[!meta copyright="Copyright © 2011, 2012 Free Software Foundation, Inc."]]
[[!meta license="""[[!toggle id="license" text="GFDL 1.2+"]][[!toggleable
id="license" text="Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this
@@ -15,7 +15,7 @@ Usage:
$ wget http://people.debian.org/~sthibault/hurd-i386/debian-hurd.img.tar.gz
$ tar -xz < debian-hurd.img.tar.gz
- $ qemu -net nic,model=rtl8139 -net user -hda debian-hurd-*.img
+ $ qemu -m 512 -net nic,model=rtl8139 -net user -hda debian-hurd-*.img
Just in case you were wondering: the *root* password is *root*.
diff --git a/hurd/running/gnu/create_an_image.mdwn b/hurd/running/gnu/create_an_image.mdwn
index c7a97a4..8784a82 100644
--- a/hurd/running/gnu/create_an_image.mdwn
+++ b/hurd/running/gnu/create_an_image.mdwn
@@ -1,12 +1,13 @@
-[[!meta copyright="Copyright © 2007, 2008 Free Software Foundation, Inc."]]
+[[!meta copyright="Copyright © 2007, 2008, 2012 Free Software Foundation,
+Inc."]]
[[!meta license="""[[!toggle id="license" text="GFDL 1.2+"]][[!toggleable
id="license" text="Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this
document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or
any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant
Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license
-is included in the section entitled
-[[GNU Free Documentation License|/fdl]]."]]"""]]
+is included in the section entitled [[GNU Free Documentation
+License|/fdl]]."]]"""]]
Creating a bootable qemu image from a root filesystem and bootloader
@@ -17,7 +18,7 @@ Creating a bootable qemu image from a root filesystem and bootloader
2. Use a live CD (better to have a lighter OS like system rescue CD to make the
process faster) and the image created to boot.
- qemu -cdrom /dev/cdrom -hda <imagename.img> -boot d
+ qemu -m 512 -cdrom /dev/cdrom -hda <imagename.img> -boot d
3. Once system is booted use a partition editing tool (like fdisk, cfdisk,
parted, gparted, qtparted ...) to partition the image.
@@ -64,7 +65,7 @@ Creating a bootable qemu image from a root filesystem and bootloader
11. Run qemu to boot into your brand new system
- qemu -hda <hard disk image.img> -fda grub.img -boot a
+ qemu -m 512 -hda <hard disk image.img> -fda grub.img -boot a
Happy Hacking !!
diff --git a/hurd/running/live_cd.mdwn b/hurd/running/live_cd.mdwn
index c936059..1eb9b8e 100644
--- a/hurd/running/live_cd.mdwn
+++ b/hurd/running/live_cd.mdwn
@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ MiB: <http://www.superunprivileged.org/hurd/tiny-cd/>
Use it like this:
- $ qemu -cdrom hurd-tiny-cd-20060722.iso
+ $ qemu -m 512 -cdrom hurd-tiny-cd-20060722.iso
A more recent Live CD can be found at <http://teythoon.cryptobitch.de/hurd/livecd/hurd-live-install-1273300101.iso.xz>.
@@ -16,7 +16,7 @@ It can be run with qemu via
$ wget http://teythoon.cryptobitch.de/hurd/livecd/hurd-live-install-1273300101.iso.xz
$ xz -d hurd-live-install-1273300101.iso.xz
- $ qemu -cdrom hurd-live-install-1273300101.iso
+ $ qemu -m 512 -cdrom hurd-live-install-1273300101.iso
These [[!wikipedia LiveCD]]s should be useful for those who want to try out the
Hurd before they commit to installing it on their hard disks. In addition to
diff --git a/hurd/running/qemu.mdwn b/hurd/running/qemu.mdwn
index fcf58d8..b64c576 100644
--- a/hurd/running/qemu.mdwn
+++ b/hurd/running/qemu.mdwn
@@ -28,7 +28,8 @@ Note that the following images are unofficial ones: they have been prepared by
volunteers and may not have been tested extensively.
* [Disk image](http://draketo.de/dateien/hurd/bab-hurd-qemu-2008-10-29.img.tar.bz2)
- with a short intro on translators. Just start it with 'qemu *disk_image.img*'.
+ with a short intro on translators. Just start it with `qemu -m 512
+ disk_image.img`.
It should work without any of the configuration below. If you want to know what you can do
with it, please have a look at [[its_wikipage|hurd/running/qemu/babhurd_image]]. And when
you use it, please [tell me your experience with it](http://draketo.de/contact)! - [[community/weblogs/ArneBab]]
@@ -272,7 +273,7 @@ This is the recommended way to work with a Command Line Interface (CLI) since al
a) with ssh (assuming you have installed openssh-server)
- $ kvm -m 1024 -net nic,model=rtl8139 -net user,hostfwd=tcp::5555-:22 -hda hd0.img &
+ $ kvm -m 512 -net nic,model=rtl8139 -net user,hostfwd=tcp::5555-:22 -hda hd0.img &
Logging in to the running Hurd:
@@ -289,7 +290,7 @@ Copying files:
b) with telnet (assuming you have installed a telnet server, like telnetd)
- $ kvm -m 1024 -net nic,model=rtl8139 -net user,hostfwd=tcp::5556-:23 -hda hurd-install.qemu &
+ $ kvm -m 512 -net nic,model=rtl8139 -net user,hostfwd=tcp::5556-:23 -hda hurd-install.qemu &
Logging in to the running Hurd:
@@ -330,7 +331,7 @@ Now it is time to start-up your QEMU Hurd system and get networking going in the
**Important:** Remember you may need to use the `-M isapc` or `-isa` flag if using an older version of the gnumach package.
- $ qemu -hda hd0.img -cdrom debian-K9-hurd-i386-CD1.iso -fda floppy.img -boot a -net nic -net tap
+ $ qemu -m 512 -hda hd0.img -cdrom debian-K9-hurd-i386-CD1.iso -fda floppy.img -boot a -net nic -net tap
Once you have logged in as `root` run the `pfinet` translator with values that apply to your network. Think of your QEMU client as another computer in your network.
diff --git a/hurd/running/qemu/babhurd_image.mdwn b/hurd/running/qemu/babhurd_image.mdwn
index c0952fc..855e8f5 100644
--- a/hurd/running/qemu/babhurd_image.mdwn
+++ b/hurd/running/qemu/babhurd_image.mdwn
@@ -5,8 +5,8 @@ What this little Hurd image can do
This is the README file accompanying a
[disk\_image](http://draketo.de/dateien/hurd/bab-hurd-qemu-2008-10-29.img.tar.bz2) for
-[[running_the_GNU/Hurd_via_qemu|hurd/running/qemu]]. To run the disk image, just use *'qemu
-disk_image.img'*.
+[[running the GNU/Hurd via qemu|hurd/running/qemu]]. To run the disk image,
+just use `qemu -m 512 disk_image.img`.
You can find the custom *.bashrc* used to tell the user about it as well as this text itself
in the Mercurial repository [hurd_intro](http://bitbucket.org/ArneBab/hurd_intro).
diff --git a/news/2010-04-30.mdwn b/news/2010-04-30.mdwn
index da4c018..0b50122 100644
--- a/news/2010-04-30.mdwn
+++ b/news/2010-04-30.mdwn
@@ -43,7 +43,7 @@ else="[[!paste id=full_news]]"]]
> Mainly thanks to *Jose Luis Alarcon Sanchez*, we now have a [new QEMU
> image](http://lists.debian.org/debian-hurd/2010/04/msg00098.html). It can be
-> run with a simple `qemu -hda debian-hurd-17042010-qemu.img`.
+> run with a simple `qemu -m 512 -hda debian-hurd-17042010-qemu.img`.
> *Thomas Schwinge* updated [our glibc maintenance
> repository](http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/hurd/glibc.git/?h=tschwinge/Roger_Whittaker)
diff --git a/unsorted/MakeImage.mdwn b/unsorted/MakeImage.mdwn
index 95b928c..b348577 100644
--- a/unsorted/MakeImage.mdwn
+++ b/unsorted/MakeImage.mdwn
@@ -53,7 +53,7 @@ I use this for testing OSKit...
## <a name="Booting_Qemu"> Booting Qemu </a>
- qemu -user-net -isa -boot d -cdrom grub.iso -hda gnu.img
+ qemu -m 512 -user-net -isa -boot d -cdrom grub.iso -hda gnu.img
The switch `-isa` is for current gnumach.gz on hda.