FreeBSD Port: qemu-0.7.0s200528

Osmany Guirola Cruz osmany.guirola at
Sat Jun 4 15:10:14 GMT 2005

In this day i am was probing bochs (superslow) and today
i probe qemu with the mono-live cd
first i try without kqemu and the installation was slow even  in the
ncurses configuration menu of ubuntu was very slow then i try use kqemu
and then the process go to sleep for ever :-(

On Thu, 2005-06-02 at 20:30 +0200, Juergen Lock wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 01, 2005 at 09:09:13AM +0000, Osmany Guirola Cruz wrote:
> > Hi
> >  I installed qemu recently and saw some errors during the installation and running the program
> > .
> > i installed the port with 
> > %make WITH_KQEMU=yes install clean
> > but the kqemu.ko was not installed then i do make WITH_KQEMU=yes install without cleaning and copy 
> > the kqemu.ko file to my home :-( and load it as root..
> Thats weird, it installs into /boot/kernel here no problem.
> > the first time i run qemu the module was not loaded and see a warning "/dev/kqemu does not exist" i do
> > and installation of winXP and was very very very SLOW. and running the OS was SLOW too.
> > the i storp qemu load the module and run qemu again but after a few seconds during the boot proccess qemu freeze
> > i do a top to see the status of the proccess and get this
> >  
> >  45558 osmany      76    0   281M 75008K WAIT     0:24  0.00%  0.00% qemu
> > 
> > i try to kill -9  45558
> > close the qemu window with the mouse with ctrl-c a try everithing 
> > the only way is reseting the machine :-( because the process never die 
> > of course i can't unload the module because qemu was using it.
> > 
> > the problem is that without kqemu qemu it's very slow and with kqemu does not work
> > What can i do, this is normal or i have to do EXTRA tunning on my system to use qemu without problems
>  No there is no extra tuning required.  Maybe it doesnt like
> that particular version of XP, dunno...  OTOH this is the first time
> I've read of a problem like this, you could post on qemu-devel if
> anyone else has seen something like it.  (I myself have only tried
> free OSes on (k)qemu and had no such troubles yes.)
>  Sorry that I don't have an immediate solution,
> 	Juergen

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