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Re: [Qemu-devel] Re: Issues on Mac OS X (host) with qemu-system-ppc (gue

From: J. Mayer
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Re: Issues on Mac OS X (host) with qemu-system-ppc (guest)
Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2005 22:53:59 +0200

On Tue, 2005-03-29 at 12:51 +0100, U n d e r a c h i e v e r wrote:
> Hi all
> U n d e r a c h i e v e r wrote:
> > 
> >> Please do a checkout from qemu CVS, use Open Hack'Ware 0.4, then you'll
> >> be OK to start testing.
> > 
> > 
> > I'll do that very soon
> And the results are promising... here's the Sarge net install CD booting 
> with "no graphics"... but there's lots of errors and it doesn't progress 
> beyond "initialising fake screen".

That's quite normal, as the standard Mac kernels don't include PC serial
port support and there is no Mac serial port emulation in qemu. Then,
with no graphics, you get no Linux console...

> On a graphical install, I get as far as the language selection screen, 
> but cannot select anything or navigate around the list of languages.

This means, I think, that the Mac/Mac OS keyboard layout for qemu is
It works well on a PC, so it seems that it's a bug in the qemu MacOS X
I never have used qemu under MacOS X, so I can't really help you on this
I may do those tests someday, but, as many ones, I've got a lack of
spare time...

J. Mayer <address@hidden>
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