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Re: [Fwd: Some qemu+hurd questions]

On Wed, 2010-11-03 at 23:48 +0100, Svante Signell wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-11-03 at 23:27 +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > Svante Signell, le Wed 03 Nov 2010 22:27:52 +0100, a écrit :
> ..
> > > I tried to start X with the cirrus driver and got hit by Debian bug
> > > #590715 reported for 2:1.7.7-3 (with patch by Samuel) and another for
> > > fbdevhw, see below.
> > 
> > Mmm, I guess you are overestimating the consequences of this bug: it
> > disables a couple of things, but you should get an Xorg server working.
> > If all you get is a black screen, you're most probably hit by the "we
> > don't like showing a mouse cursor" crazyness of Xorg people, that is you
> > have a working X server, but you didn't start any client (e.g. use
> > xinit /usr/bin/xterm to start one).
> I did get a black screen, then X was shut down with the messages copied
> manually in my previous mail.
> Good news however. Creating an .xinitrc file exec'ing wmaker I have an X
> desktop running. Yippee! It does not seem too much slower than without X.
> Will try the vmware driver next!

Trying the vmware option hangs qemu or is it Hurd?

qemu -m 256 -net nic,model=rtl8139 -net user -hda hurd-install.qemu -vga
Loading GNU Mach ...
Loading the Hurd ...
unaligned pointer 0x8ecc0002
Aborted. Press any key to exit.

Pressing any key does not help. A complete reboot is necessary!

Adding -curses the hang happens at the display of:
640 x 350 Graphic mode

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