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Re: [Fwd: Some qemu+hurd questions]

Nigel Horne, le Sun 31 Oct 2010 16:30:40 -0400, a écrit :
> Do you find a lot of disc activity?  I did, but the work around is to 
> start QEMU with these options (assuming you're using the latest QEMU 
> from git):
> qemu -drive 
> file=debian-hurd-03102010-qemu.img,index=0,media=disk,cache=unsafe -boot 
> c -enable-kvm -net nic,model=rtl8139 -net user
> After that I found hurd works very fast.

What accelerates your hurd is most probably the use of -enable-kvm, as
that enables native virtualisation support of your CPU. cache=unsafe can
probably help too.

> >- How to shut down Hurd in qemu properly? Just closing the qemu window
> >hurd complained on an unclean shutdown and had to check disks. The
> >solution I found so far is to shut down Hurd as root in the qemu window
> >before closing the window.
> >   
> I used to have that, now I do this:
> 'shutdown -h now'
> It will fail.

Yes, sysv runlevels are not used on Debian Hurd yet. Simply use "halt"


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