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authorThomas Schwinge <thomas@codesourcery.com>2012-07-12 13:54:25 +0200
committerThomas Schwinge <thomas@codesourcery.com>2012-07-12 13:54:25 +0200
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hurd/running/qemu/writeback_caching: New.
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@@ -12,6 +12,8 @@ License|/fdl]]."]]"""]]
This page discusses things for [[Unix]] systems, there is a separate page for
[[Microsoft_Windows]] systems.
+See the discussion about [[hurd/running/qemu/writeback_caching]].
+
# Readily Available Images
You can use the following images to give the GNU/Hurd a try.
@@ -29,7 +31,7 @@ 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 -m 512
- disk_image.img`.
+ -drive cache=writeback,index=0,media=disk,file=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]]
@@ -125,7 +127,7 @@ First off you will need to create a disk image using `qemu-img`. I have set mine
Next you will want to start up QEMU and begin the installation process.
- $ qemu -m 512 -hda hd0.img -cdrom mini.iso -net nic,model=rtl8139 -net user
+ $ qemu -m 512 -drive cache=writeback,index=0,media=disk,file=hd0.img -cdrom mini.iso -net nic,model=rtl8139 -net user
Now at his point do the regular install using `hd0` as your harddrive. Partition it and install the base system.
@@ -175,7 +177,7 @@ Also see another text about how to [[gnu/create_an_image]] for the
Starting qemu/qemu-kvm:
- $ kvm -m 512 -net nic,model=rtl8139 -net user,hostfwd=tcp::5555-:22 -hda hd0.img -vga vmware
+ $ kvm -m 512 -net nic,model=rtl8139 -net user,hostfwd=tcp::5555-:22 -drive cache=writeback,index=0,media=disk,file=hd0.img -vga vmware
vmsvga_value_write: guest runs Linux.
Note: See below on port forwarding in the networking section.
@@ -273,7 +275,7 @@ 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 512 -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 -drive cache=writeback,index=0,media=disk,file=hd0.img &
Logging in to the running Hurd:
@@ -290,7 +292,7 @@ Copying files:
b) with telnet (assuming you have installed a telnet server, like telnetd)
- $ kvm -m 512 -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 -drive cache=writeback,index=0,media=disk,file=hurd-install.qemu &
Logging in to the running Hurd:
@@ -331,7 +333,7 @@ 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 -m 512 -hda hd0.img -cdrom debian-K9-hurd-i386-CD1.iso -fda floppy.img -boot a -net nic -net tap
+ $ qemu -m 512 -drive cache=writeback,index=0,media=disk,file=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.