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Re: [Qemu-devel] What happened to linuxppc-img from Freeoszoo

From: Jim C. Brown
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] What happened to linuxppc-img from Freeoszoo
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2005 14:24:36 -0400
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On Mon, Jun 27, 2005 at 12:12:43PM -0500, address@hidden wrote:
> Right... But most of the images on FreeOSZoo were done using the *old*
> version of qemu, where the geometry is different.
> That means the geometry on the images may not be what newer versions of qemu
> expect.
> I did know that a lot of the images on there are older ones that may
> have problems like reactos did, which is why I said that somebody needed to
> actually test each one, just to make sure they still work.
> That's why I was asking what the date of the image was.

For the record, the OpenBSD and the NetBSD images (which I downloaded from the
OS Zoo back in July of '04) work perfectly fine.

> > For the record, images I've used since qemu 0.5.2 still work fine with
> > CVS.
> > (I only use raw images though.)
> That's good for you.
> But some don't.
> The ReactOS image is a case I tested myself.  When I saw it reported on the
> qemu forum, it was small enough that I spent a few minutes downloading it to
> test it.
> And newer versions of qemu most definetly would not handle it.  Older 
> versions (before the geometry change) could, though.

The bochs image of ReactOS 0.2.2-FINAL (the one that you'd get from the
reactos web site) still boots fine. I haven't tried the one from freeoszoo tho.

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