|author||Samuel Thibault <email@example.com>||2011-02-06 02:27:41 +0100|
|committer||Samuel Thibault <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2011-02-06 02:27:41 +0100|
comment about kvm optimistic optimizations
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diff --git a/hurd/running/qemu.mdwn b/hurd/running/qemu.mdwn
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@@ -31,6 +31,13 @@ Also you can use qemu to easily try one of our [[Hurd_LiveCDs|hurd/running/live_
2. A [[grub]] boot disk for the floppy disk image needed for booting. The [0\.97 version](ftp://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/grub/grub-0.97-i386-pc.ext2fs) works fine. I downloaded it and renamed to `floppy.img`. Alternatively, the Debian grub-disk package (up till version 0.97-28) is fine as well.
3. You will need a [Debian/Hurd installation CD](http://www.debian.org/ports/hurd/hurd-cd). K16 works fine.
+# KVM acceleration
+If your machine supports hardware acceleration, you should really use the kvm variant of qemu, as it speeds things quite a lot. Note however that kvm tends to make assumptions when accelerating things in the linux kernel, you may need some -no-kvm-something option. At the moment in Debian you need to pass
+else the boot may hang.
# Installing Debian/Hurd with QEMU