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Re: [Qemu-discuss] FreeDOS in qemu: no internet-connection

From: Donald R Laster Jr
Subject: Re: [Qemu-discuss] FreeDOS in qemu: no internet-connection
Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2018 18:44:22 -0400
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  Try this (1.4.x):

        -net nic,macaddr=52:54:00:10:01:1F,vlan=0,model=e1000 -net 

or this (2.12.x/3.0.x):


or a various of these. These are what I have in use.


Peter Maydell wrote on 09/16/2018 12:20 PM:
> On 16 September 2018 at 11:39, Christian <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Hi Peter,
>> thanks a lot for your response.
>> I tried  "qemu-system-i386 -m 32M -drive
>> file=drivec.img,media=disk,format=raw -net nic -net user -drive
>> file=FD12CD.iso,media=cdrom -boot order=d"
>> but it ditn´t work either.
>> After boot FreeDOS still says: "Error: Your ethernet card reported an
>> error for every packet we sent."
> That's expected, because -net nic -net user is identical to
> passing no -net options. Try a different NIC, eg with
> -net nic,model=ne2k_isa -net user
> since your earlier test suggested that your guest was happier
> with that card rather than the default e1000.
>> Besides there´s still one thing I cannot understand: Why does  e.g.
>> KNOPPIX work without any problems at all (as far as internet connection
>> is concerned)?
> There is probably a bug in our e1000 network card emulation, which
> is triggered by whatever your FreeDOS guest's network driver does
> but not by the Linux e1000 driver's behaviour. Or possibly the
> FreeDOS e1000 driver has a bug. Either way, what I suggest above
> is to try to work around this by trying another NIC, which will
> mean both that QEMU is using different network card emulation and
> that the guest is using a different driver.
> thanks
> -- PMM

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