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Re: [Qemu-devel] Possible bug?

From: Paul Brook
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Possible bug?
Date: Mon, 1 Aug 2005 18:58:46 +0100
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On Monday 01 August 2005 18:27, J.N. Herder wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm having some troubles with QEMU's hard disk images and may have bumped
> into a bug. I'm trying to import data into my emulated MINIX, but somehow
> it is truncated.
> I successfully created a qemu-img called hda.img of 512 MB and installed
> the latest version from MINIX on it. Trying to import files by using the
> file as hdb image and reading from /dev/hdb in the emulated MINIX works
> perfectly fine for small files. For an import file above 1.5 MB the
> following weirdiness happens:

The size of the image will be truncated to a whole number of cylinders. You 
should add padding so the image is a multiple of the cylinder size (depends 
on drive geometry, but usually 16*63*512 bytes)


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