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Re: Trying to install GuixSD on QEMU

From: Leo Famulari
Subject: Re: Trying to install GuixSD on QEMU
Date: Tue, 5 Mar 2019 14:46:53 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.11.3 (2019-02-01)

On Tue, Mar 05, 2019 at 08:11:29PM +0200, Markus Aholainen wrote:
> I would really like to try out GuixSD using Windows 10 host. I am following
> the instructions
> The first question is about the point " In the VM console, quickly press
> the F12 key to enter the boot menu. Then press the 2 key and the RET key to
> validate your selection."
> F12 key does absolutely nothing, however Esc shows the boot medium
> selection - is this what F12 is supposed to do? Is there an error in the
> instructions or is the QEMU on Windows is just different?
> If I select the 2 (guixsd.img) booting fails. Again, error in the
> instructions?
> Selecting 1 (guixsd-install-0.16.0.x86_64-linux.iso) boots and I should
> create partition on the guixsd.img that is /dev/sdb, right? (And after that
> mount it on /mnt, etc...)
> That fails saying "floppy: error 10 while reading block 0".
> Help would be helpfull  : )
> I am pretty much stuck now.

Please share the exact command line you used to start QEMU, and the
version of QEMU used.

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