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Re: Debian HURD is not booting after install in Virtual Box VM

Jeffrey Walton <noloader@gmail.com> writes:

> On Sat, Feb 2, 2019 at 10:24 PM Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz> wrote:
>> On 3/02/19 11:27 am, Samuel Thibault wrote:
>> >
>> > Jeffrey Walton, le sam. 02 févr. 2019 14:19:24 -0500, a ecrit:
>> >> I'm trying to install HURD into a Virtual Box VM on Windows.

Also you might check out qemu.  Most Hurd people run the Hurd in qemu,
which tends to be much more performent than Virtual Box. :)

>> >
>> > I don't think anybody tried that setup.
>> >
>> This was the setup I was working with some years ago. The same issue
>> occured on first install of the Debian's (then) latest image download link.
>> VirtualBox requires the VM to be 32-bit with the same extensions pack
>> installed as if a standard Linux Debian VM was to be used. Without these
>> a pile of confusing device issues occur.
> Thanks.
> I found I could work around it by inserting a CD if one was not
> present (or ejecting one if present). I guess it has something to do
> with udev being able to move the computer to a new state that allows
> it to boot.
> No logs to provide at the moment, though. There's no dmesg, and trying
> to read /dev/klog crashes:
>     $ dmesg
>     -bash: dmesg: command not found
>     $ cat /dev/klog
>     cat: /dev/klog: Computer bought the farm
> Does anyone know how to view system logs on this OS?
> Jeff

Joshua Branson
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