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[Qemu-devel] Re: Using Qemu to install Linux in a Windows XP

From: Ronald
Subject: [Qemu-devel] Re: Using Qemu to install Linux in a Windows XP
Date: Sat, 13 Nov 2004 13:17:10 +0100
User-agent: Pan/0.14.2 (This is not a psychotic episode. It's a cleansing moment of clarity.)

Le Fri, 12 Nov 2004 22:18:59 -0500, Brett Bonfield a écrit :

>> Date: Fri, 12 Nov 2004 20:01:31 -0300 From: Andr? Braga
>> <address@hidden >
> <snip>
>> > QemuInstall-0.6.0 (installed to C:\Program Files\Qemu): dd
>> > if=SimplyMEPIS-2004.04.iso of=MEPIS.img bs=1k seek=3071999 count=1 <
>> > this created the image >
>> > qemu -hda hd.img -cdrom SimplyMEPIS-2004.04.iso -boot d -user-net <
>> > this didn't seem to do anything >
>> Try:
>> qemu -L . -hda hd.img -cdrom SimplyMEPIS-2004.04.iso -boot d -user-net
> I created the hd.img with dd for Win32, then typed the command directly
> above.
> With QemuInstall-20041111 I get:
> qemu:  could not load PC bios './bios.bin'

That's because bioses are now in a separate directory (called bios), the
dot which follow -L means current directory, you must pass -L .\bios with
recent installer (or -L "C:\Program Files\Qemu\bios").

> With QemuInstall-0.6.0:
> I just get another command prompt--it seems as though nothing at all is
> happening.

It could be the -user-net option that is not valid with 0.6.0, I think at
this time slirp for windows was provided only as a patch which is not
applied to this release 

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