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Re: [Qemu-devel] MIPS emulation?

From: Daniel Jacobowitz
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] MIPS emulation?
Date: Sat, 14 Jan 2006 11:07:51 -0500
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On Sat, Jan 14, 2006 at 12:13:26AM +0100, Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
> According to the docs on http://qemu.org/qemu-doc.html#SEC45, Qemu "is 
> able to boot a Linux kernel and to run a Linux Debian installation from 
> NFS".
> I downloaded debian-31r1a-mips-netinst.iso image, and tried to start it:
> # qemu-system-mips -boot d -m 128 -cdrom debian-31r1a-mips-netinst.iso
> mips_r4k_init: start
> mips_r4k_init: load BIOS '/usr/share/qemu/mips_bios.bin' size 131072
> The only thing that happen is Qemu window being open, black all the time.
> When checked with "top", qemu-system-mips process takes about 70-80% of 
> CPU time.
> I created the /usr/share/qemu/mips_bios.bin file with dd command.
> Why doesn't it start for me?

(A) You have to build a qemu-specific kernel to use the MIPS QEMU.

(B) I have no idea if that method works with MIPS qemu; I only tested

Daniel Jacobowitz

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