recent qemu update breaks winxp guest
chat95 at mac.com
Wed Apr 12 05:27:34 UTC 2006
In Message-ID: <443C84EC.2030208 at austin.rr.com>
Lonnie Mendez <lmendez19 at austin.rr.com> wrote:
> Kyryll A Mirnenko aka Mirya wrote:
> >I've noticed I can't run winxp guest (SP1, no additional system drivers, etc.
> >inside) with kqemu on anymore after recent qemu port update. It fails in
> >early booting stage (before logo+load progress appears), same for "safe
> >mode". Though it ran perfectly in qemu-0.8.0 + kqemu-0.7.2
> lo. Did you set WITH_HACKS for one install and then for the other without
> or vice versa? If so try building the qemu port with the opposite.
> WITH_HACKS integrates the ide-dma and async i/o patch which I believe
> changes the emulated hardware and may interfere with a sensitive guest.
Same as mine. WITH_HACKS is not yet supported by newest qemu port.
if you enabled DMA hack, and installed win2k/xp, win2k/xp doesn't boot with newer one
I posted an update supporting this, but this is not a complete one.
and seriously breaks the disk image so I removed tarball.
-- NAKATA, Maho (maho at FreeBSD.org)
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