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Re: [Qemu-devel] qemu problem (you might be my last resort)

From: Jim C. Brown
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] qemu problem (you might be my last resort)
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2005 12:20:40 -0500
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On Wed, Mar 09, 2005 at 09:06:22PM +0100, Robin Pfeifer wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm writing to this list because I haven't been able to locate help with 
> my qemu problem anywhere else (forums, google).
> When I start qemu with the following command:
> qemu -cdrom /dev/cdrom -boot d -snapshot -m 256
> with any bootable CD in the drive, I only get a qemu window with the 
> tile 'qemu stopped'. I cannot get into the monitor by pressing ctrl + 
> alt + 2 or do anything else except ctrl + c in the terminal where I 
> started qemu to cancel it.

"-monitor stdio" will make the monitor show up in the terminal. If the
monitor loads from there, try using 'info' command to see what qemu is doing.

> The command used to work perfectly with various versions of qemu, but 
> now doesn't anymore. I've tried CVS versions after 0.6.1 stopped 
> working, but to no avail.

You did build from source yourself, correct?

> At first only my user ID had the problem, and root worked - but then I 
> tried the -m 350 parameter with root, too, (not thinking, at the time, 
> that it could be the cause of the problem) and since then, root hasn't 
> been able to use qemu anymore either.

if u add a new user, can that user use qemu (provided you don't try "-m 350") ?

> If I start qemu with the additional parameter -S I can still get into 
> the monitor, but nothing I do there has any effect - the program still 
> crashes as soon as I press c or enter cont.
> Does anyone on this list have any suggestion what I can do?
> Robin
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