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authorCarl Fredrik Hammar <hammy.lite@gmail.com>2010-03-19 16:12:39 +0100
committerCarl Fredrik Hammar <hammy.lite@gmail.com>2010-03-19 16:12:39 +0100
commitdbb800370d034f1e2b9ccfbf7a94ac8b91ccbe80 (patch)
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parent2807e80880517fcbd15bea45dc65d9bb0ffe6989 (diff)
Describe how to test QEMU user-network
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@@ -108,6 +108,11 @@ If you just want to access the internet from within QEMU, you can setup pfinet f
(See also <http://www.nongnu.org/qemu/qemu-doc.html#SEC32>.)
Outgoing internet connections should just work then.
+Testing it can be difficult with a minimal installation,
+but `apt-get update` should work after you have filled out
+`/etc/apt/sources.list`.
+After that you should be able to install other network packages,
+but note that `ping` doesn't work with QEMU's user-networking stack.
If you want to connect from the host system to the Hurd system running in QEMU, you need to setup something more advanced, like bridged networking.