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Re: How to determine if my qemu_sparc64 linux is completed booting?

On 04/07/17 07:35, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:

> On 07/04/2017 07:41 AM, Mohd Yunus Sharum wrote:
>> Then when i accessed the VM using minicom -p /dev/pts/2, it showed the boot process stopped until '[  OK  ] Found device QEMU_HARDDISK'.
>> I try (qemu) info status, and shows the vm is running.
>> I try to ssh localhost -p 5555 but can't login.
>> In this case, how can i determine if the system is successfully booted and fully functional? Thanks.
> You need to pass "console=ttyS0" or similar to tell systemd to actually
> activate a serial console. Console over serial is disabled by default.
> We should maybe change that in debian-installer.

Looking at the dmesg output, it looks like you're hitting the issue
where the bochs_drm module panics on load meaning that you end up with
no framebuffer unless you explicitly set the serial console as above.

I actually managed to debug this over the weekend and sent the patch
upstream (see
so qemu-system-sparc64 should work fine with the bochs_drm framebuffer
when the 4.13 kernel comes out.

Adrian - next time you do a set of Debian images, would it be possible
to include this patch until it lands upstream?



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