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Re: [Qemu-discuss] SunOS 4.1.4 on Qemu 2.10.0 on Mac OS X 10.12.6 on mid

From: Dennis Luehring
Subject: Re: [Qemu-discuss] SunOS 4.1.4 on Qemu 2.10.0 on Mac OS X 10.12.6 on mid 2012 Intel MBP w/16GB RAM
Date: Fri, 6 Oct 2017 07:46:59 +0200
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then you need to wait for Michael Russo who wants "now to play with in my spare time, I'll see if I run into the same issue." or ask Artyom Tarasenko (http://tyom.blogspot.de/2009/12/solaris-under-qemu-how-to.html) for help - he once helped to get linux on sparc64 running and was very helpfull

Am 06.10.2017 um 07:24 schrieb Will Senn:
I did that as well, but got the same errors - here's the version I'm
running now on Fedora 26.

qemu-system-sparc --version
QEMU emulator version 2.10.50 (v2.10.0-991-gd147f7e815)
Copyright (c) 2003-2017 Fabrice Bellard and the QEMU Project developers

On 10/6/17 12:18 AM, Dennis Luehring wrote:
> first i would should build lastest qemu release from source - and test > with that version - its very easy
> you only need some additional packages to build
> https://www.qemu.org/download/#source
> https://gns3.com/news/article/how-to-compile-qemu-2-2-0-in-ubu
> no need for install - just make
> Am 04.10.2017 um 01:20 schrieb Will Senn:
>> Hi,
>> I heard on the TUHs mailing list that it was possible to emulate sparc
>> on qemu and further that you could run SunOS. So, I did the following:
>> brew install qemu - which got qemu on my mac
>> rounded up the sunos 4.1.4 install media and the sparcstation 5 version
>> 2.15 boot prom
>> and then followed the directions (and a bunch of variations) at
>> https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/QEMU/SunOS_4.1.4
>> When I got to the post-install reboot, the VM booted up to the point
>> where it was starting network services and then reported a bunch of,
>> "rpc.lockd: Cannot contact status monitor!" and hung. I thought maybe it
>> was environmental, but I got the same errors on Linux Mint 18 with qemu
>> 1.7, 2.0, and 2.14 as well as on FreeBSD with qemu 2.8.1, so I'm asking
>> for help.
>> First question - is there a better/more up-to-date guide than what's on
>> the wiki (I googled but didn't find anything better)?
>> Second question - any idea why the error is happening or how to make it
>> stop (google returned a bunch of Sun notes saying stop and restart rpc,
>> but this isn't really helpful as it happens during boot and it hangs
>> without letting me make any changes)?
>> Third question - has anyone heard of this working on modern hardware and
>> software configurations (the Wiki article is pretty old and the few
>> videos I saw on youtube were Crunchbang - circa Ubuntu 8?
>> Any substantive help appreciated.
>> Thanks,
>> Will

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