virtual machine software
bruce at cran.org.uk
Sat Mar 22 08:11:47 PDT 2008
Jim Stapleton wrote:
> Sorry, QEmu crashes when I try to boot the CD. Same happens with Bochs.
> -Jim Stapleton
If it crashes with 'Bad system call' make sure you have aio support
loaded. I missed it when I recently installed it, but the pkg-message
does mention it:
- qemu now uses aio at least for ide dma, so if you get `Invalid system
call' crashes that is because aio is not (kld)loaded.
> On Sat, Mar 22, 2008 at 9:03 AM, Roland Smith <rsmith at xs4all.nl> wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 21, 2008 at 11:37:50PM -0400, Jim Stapleton wrote:
>> > I need to get a VM work for XP. I tried QEmu, but XP wouldn't install.
>> > I wouldn't mind VMWare, but I want to run it under trial first if
>> > possible.
>> Bochs works, but it is slow.
>> I would investigate _why_ it doesn't install under qemu before turning
>> to another VM. You'll need at least a 3-4G disk image (for XP with SP2
>> and updates), and 384M memory for the VM.
>> R.F.Smith http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/
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