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Re: 64bit startup

From: Joshua Branson
Subject: Re: 64bit startup
Date: Sun, 07 Jan 2024 11:45:02 -0500
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Luca <luca@orpolo.org> writes:

> Hi Sergey,
> Il 03/01/24 09:17, Sergey Bugaev ha scritto:
>> How are you running it? Should I still be using a ramdisk image and
>> not rumpdisk?
> Recently I've been installing hurd-amd64 on another disk of my
> hurd-i386 vm and booting from that. Basically I prepare the disk with
> debootstrap --foreign, then I reuse the i386 grub install to boot the
> 64 bit kernel with a custom entry, then run the --second stage,
> configure login, fstab and network and reboot. I can give you the
> exact commands and setup I'm using if you want (I need to reinstall it
> anyway due to latest changes),

If you do send an email detailing how to install hurd-amd64, please CC
me, and I will edit the wiki.

> I'm currently using qemu via virt-manager, mostly with the default
> configuration for an x86_64 vm; that means a virtual SATA disk
> controller and Q35 chipset.
> The only issue I see is that sometimes at shutdown rumpdisk hangs and
> I can't halt the system, however this seems the same with hurd-i686
> and it doesn't happen if I force the shutdown with halt-hurd (or
> reboot-hurd). I didn't had a deeper look at this so far, but I don't
> have issues booting or connecting via ssh. I didn't try heavy builds,
> so probably that's why I don't see Samuel's issue, but I've been
> building gdb and the hurd itself (for a fix for the crash server that
> I have in my queue).
> Luca


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