[arch-dev-public] 2007.11-0.1 TEST ISO, 1 week signoff

Tobias Powalowski t.powa at gmx.de
Tue Oct 23 14:03:25 EDT 2007

Am Dienstag, 23. Oktober 2007 schrieb Thomas Bächler:
> Dan McGee schrieb:
> > All sorts of problems in QEMU on windows. If I boot normal (not
> > legacy) with only a CDROM drive, i get a bunch of errors like this
> > (have to type them by hand):
> > ata2.00: exception Emax 0x0 SAct 0x0 SErr 0x0 action 0x2 frozen
> > ata2.00: cmd a0/00:00:00:00:... tag 0 cdb 0x12 date 36 in
> > res 40/0000:... Emaxk 0x4 (timeout)
> > ata2: soft resetting port
> > ata2.00: configured for MWDMA1
> > ata2: EH complete
> >
> > All sorts of weird stuff. ide-legacy just hung at the udev stage.
> >
> > Any ideas?
> >
> > And on another note, testing in one emulator only is not a very
> > extensive procedure. Simo and I noticed differences even between qemu
> > and qemu-kvm behavior (so we should at the least be testing both of
> > these),
> qemu or qemu+kqemu don't work well, they never did for me. Never tested
> kvm, but it is reported to be better. I could try vbox later, which
> always goes well.

i would also recommend to use the qemu-kvm binary on non kvm systems, it runs 
just better as normal qemu and can be combined with kqemu too.

Tobias Powalowski
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
tpowa at archlinux.org
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