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Re: [Fwd: Some qemu+hurd questions]

Svante Signell, le Wed 03 Nov 2010 09:53:16 +0100, a écrit :
> > > > > enabled?
> > > > 
> > > > ?! curses is meant to make qemu fit _inside_ an xterm and not a separate
> > > > window, yes.
> > > 
> > > I mean that since the xterm/gnome terminal has to be 80x25, running X
> > > with this window size, will be very low resolution, 640x480.
> > 
> > No, you won't get any graphical output at all. xterm is only able to
> > display text, not graphism!!
> Well starting qemu with curses in the gnome terminal first shows a
> screen saying 640x480 graphic mode! So does xterm! Is this not a graphic
> mode?

Well, it's a graphic mode, yes, but you can't see what is graphically
displayed there, as qemu can just print "640x480 graphic mode", and not
draw the actual graphical output in the xterm.

> > > Still no working scrollbar, but alt-2 works! Slower than default,
> > > faster than vnc and no grub boot menu!?
> > 
> > That's because grub uses a graphical mode by default.
> What about the scrollbar, the ctrl-iup, etc keys does not work, and no
> scrollbar either with or without curses in gnome terminal or xterm. How
> read scrolled away text without a scrollbar??

Mmm, apparently ncurses doesn't take advantage of being able to just
print new text as it comes. Too bad. Well, then you'd have to use a
serial console instead. That'd need rebuilding GNU Mach.

> > Again, all an xterm will ever by able to display is just text, nothing
> > more. So don't use the -curses option if you want to start Xorg in the
> > Hurd Guest.
> OK, but see above.

As said above, yes, it will start, but you won't be able to see what's


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