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Re: [Qemu-devel] kqemu with "full" -kernel-kqemu and windows XP guest

From: Mulyadi Santosa
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] kqemu with "full" -kernel-kqemu and windows XP guest
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2010 08:56:20 +0700

On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 08:09, John Lumby <address@hidden> wrote:
>  FYI I have a developed a fairly small and (relative to
> kqemu itself) simple workaround for this problem,  that allows you to get
> some benefit from  -kernel-kqemu without resorting to other tricks such as
> disabling ACPI in the guest device manager.     The workaround is to defer
> use of guest kernel mode acceleration until after the WinXP guest has
> completed the tricky part of booting  (dynamic guest RAM allocation).
> Then,  in effect,   -kernel-kqemu is turned on and full acceleration is
> available.
> So booting is dismally slow as before but after that it runs quite well.
> Works for me for 32-bit WinXP guest and 32-bit linux and the following qemu
> releases:
>             qemu-0.11.1 kqemu-1.4.0pre1
> I don't know about 64-bit, W7 or Vista as I have never tried them,  but the
> same idea may work.
> If you would like it,  you can send an email to my hotmail dot com id which
> is ....
> ....  Johnlumby.
>  (Anyone know if there is an upload area for contributors?  If so I'll put
> it there  -  the two patch files are small)

Try http://qemu-forum.ipi.fi/ in "Patches Repository" section :)


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