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Re: [Qemu-devel] qemu debian etch

From: De Leeuw Guy
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] qemu debian etch
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2006 20:59:31 +0100
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malc a écrit :

> On Mon, 16 Jan 2006, De Leeuw Guy wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I'm new with qemu.
>> I install qemu and kqemu by download and compile the sources
>> qemu-0.8.0 and kqemu-0.7.2 on a debian testing
>> I try to install windows xp pro upgrade version (official) , the boot
>> start and after different stages
>> windows ask me to change the cdrom and put a valid version of windows
>> (aka xp home, winme, ect...)
>> I upgrade from my official xp home
>> I switch to the qemu console (ctrl-alt-shift-2) and I run these
>> commands :
>> eject cdrom (and I change the media xp pro by my xp home)
>> change cdrom /dev/cdrom
>> ctrl-alt-shift-1
>> enter
>> and the install xp tools go back to the same message (the cdrom led
>> still inactive)
>> How can I force the change of the cdrom for xp ?
>> I test this couple of media on a pc test and the install work.
>> I try to copy via dd the two cdrom on my harddrive and launch qemu with
>> the two images, but same: not working
>> When I trie to install a full version of windows xp pro, ok work fine.
>> Can you help me ?
> Linuxs VFS is blissfuly unaware that the physical media has changed and
> therefore when QEMU tries to read from the fd that corresponds to
> /dev/cdrom it gets old (cached) data.
> To workaround you can dump the contents of your physical CDs on disk and
> install from them.
Thanks, but I try that have you a particular example to process ?

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