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Re: [Qemu-devel] virtio disk

From: Hans de Bruin
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] virtio disk
Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2009 20:51:59 +0200
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Hans de Bruin wrote:
Avi Kivity wrote:
 > On 08/10/2009 10:58 PM, Hans de Bruin wrote:
 >> I am trying to get my qemu vm to boot of 'VIRTIO_BLOCK', but am not
 >> very successful. I have got two setups:
 >> A two day old qemu tree from git://git.savannah.nongnu.org/qemu
 >> on a jetway board with a non kvm capable via c7 proc (30W),
 >> and an older qemu-kvm (kvm-88-6-g2ebe329 (10.?)) on a AMD proc (130W)
 >> The AMD boots guests with virtio_block, either with the -kernel switch
 >> or via the bios. The ViaC7 wil not. Nor the bios nor the kernel detect
 >> the vitio block device.
 >> Somewhere on the internet I found this qemu-kvm option:
 >>  -drive file=vmdisk1,if=virtio,boot=on
 >> This boot=on, isn't in either of the man pages. qemu doesn't accept
 >> this option. qemu-kvm needs it to let the bios boot from the
 >> virtio_block device. I also noticed the qemu-kvm bios has a boot menu
 >> which can be accessed by F12. qemu has not.
 > boot=on is in qemu-kvm.git but not in qemu.git yet.

That is clear, but with or without boot=on, the qemu tree should provide my guest with a blockdevice, which somehow I am missing. For me the solution is simple just switch to the kvm tree.

And loze kqemu, I should be more patient.


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