|Subject:||Re: Some Hurd related thoughts from someone who has no right to talk|
|Date:||Sat, 9 Jun 2018 18:27:25 +0200|
Amos Jeffries <address@hidden> writes:
> On 09/06/18 04:53, Joshua Branson wrote:
>> Amos Jeffries writes:
>>> On 08/06/18 04:58, Joshua Branson wrote:
>>>> I would actually recommend that you just run the Hurd in qemu. Most, if
>>>> not all, of the main Hurd developers just run the Hurd inside qemu.
>>>> Also a cool idea! I believe I read somewhere that it possible to have
>>>> the Hurd running in qemu, but make the X server run in Linux. This is
>>>> apparently a really stable way to run the Hurd.
>>>> Also, maybe you and I could try to start up a GNU/Hurd hangout session.
>>>> Kind of like the Emacs hangouts.
>>> Speaking of that. I tried to follow the instructions at
hurd/hurd/running/qemu.html> yesterday. It
>>> seems to be very much in need of updating.
>> Are you sure? Which ones don't work?
> The section is talking about qemu, but as a newbie having installed the
> qemu package (apt says successfully) the "kvm" command still will not
> work. It needs the qemu-kvm package specifically.
hmmm. It sounds like you should contribute to the hurd website!
There's a webpage on it on the wiki or you could look up my contributing
video on my youtube channel: "The GNU Guy".
> And most of the URLs mentioned are outdated, more updated ones seem to
> be listed inside the README.
>> I've never had a problem with the first two:
>> $ wget http://people.debian.org/~
>> $ tar -xz < debian-hurd.img.tar.gz
> "HTTP/1.1 400 Bad Request"
Where are you seeing this? I don't see that URL on
why don't you try getting the latest debian-hurd image available via
$ wget http://people.debian.org/~
> Samuel seems to only have a Hurd repo in his directory now. Not the
> built images.
>> I have had problems with the last command:
>> $ kvm -m 1G -drive cache=writeback,file=$(echo debian-hurd-*.img)
>> mainly that "kvm" is not the command you use. I've always had to run
> The kvm command seemed to work fine once I moved to other documentation
> about KVM instead of qemu had me uninstall qemu and install the qemu-kvm
Again this should be fixed on the website. You can do it! Send your
patches to the bug-hurd mailing list.
|[Prev in Thread]||Current Thread||[Next in Thread]|