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Re: [Qemu-devel] Installing a guest WXP on a MacOS X host

From: Joe Menola
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Installing a guest WXP on a MacOS X host
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2004 12:12:19 -0500
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On Mon July 19 2004 11:21 am, Laurent Amon wrote:
> If you have not done so, you need to create a blank dmg image as a hard
> drive using Disk Uility. You will then partition it and format it. I guess
> that the XP installation process wil take care of that for you, but if not,
> you may have to boot from a floppy image in order to use fdisk (XP may not
> like the Apple partition map). Just in case, with W95 at least, you must
> not forget to Activate the partition with fdisk. Qemu will fail if you do
> not.

Avoid using Win95 to partition and format. Win95 uses fat16 and is limitted in 
size to 2gb, not enough for XP, IMHO.Better to use at least Win98.



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