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Re: Using qemu to boot Fedora x86_64 iso

Steve McIntyre wrote:
> Joel Roth wrote:
> >Hi list,
> >
> >This is borderling off-topic: I'm using qemu under Debian to
> >try to run the latest Fedora 64-bit .iso. 
> >
> >qemu-system-x86_64 --enable-kvm -cdrom Fedora-18-x86_64-Live-Desktop.iso -m 512 linux.img
> >
> >Fedora boots, the spinner-pointer runs, and eventually the
> >system hangs showing a monitor logo and the message 
> >"Please ask the administrator for assistance."
> >
> >I'd like to do some testing in a virtual machine.
> >Wonder if anyone has suggestions to get a better result.
> I've had a similar problem recently when trying to run the Fedora live
> image. It helped a lot more when I gave the system more memory - 512M
> is very small for a graphical desktop these days. You'll still be
> stuck with fallback mode though, I guess.

Thanks. Single-user mode helped. More memory helped.
And now I'm able to do some testing...

Thanks also to Ralf Maldorf and Patrick Bartek, 
for your suggestions.

Kind regards,

Joel Roth

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