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Re: [Qemu-devel] SCO Unixware 2.1.x on qemu

From: Jamie Lokier
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] SCO Unixware 2.1.x on qemu
Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2009 15:30:08 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 03:11:27AM +0100, Jamie Lokier wrote:
> > Fwiw, I just installed SCO OpenServer 5.0.7 using kvm-88 and it did
> > worse than fail: it *froze my whole PC*.  It happened early on while
> > booting from CD and checking hardware.  Power cycle needd.  Thanks guys :-)
> > 
> > Installing it on qemu-0.10.0-1ubuntu1 worked quite well.
> You aren't doing anything crazy like running both vmware and kvm at the
> same time are you?
> Impresive that you can lockup the PC.

No, just kvm, nothing fancy.  Not even kqemu.
kvm is good enough that I don't use vmware these days ;-)

"Impressive" isn't the word that comes to mind.  "Exploitable" maybe :-)

There's a small chance it was the X server.  That tends to lock up
occasionally at random, so I'll have to try it again to confirm.
OpenServer was probing the IDE disk at the time, so it looks suspicious.

-- Jamie

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