Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 454201
qemu -M isapc does not show the virtual machine
Last modified: 2009-12-18 01:14:09 EST
Description of problem:
qemu states that the supported machines are pc and isapc. Howerver, with the
option -M isapc, the guess machine is not visualized (I do not know if it is
booting or not). It appears a window with the qemu monitor on the first virtual
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot any old image or a new created one with the option -M isapc
It appear the qemu mooniot without chance to change to the guess OS
The guess OS being booted
The same problem happens with the version in fedora 10.
Here it is even worse, because you cannot install the package of fc8 without tricks or recompilling due to the new libraries gnutls.
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database. Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
This is quite an old bug report, so sorry about that. The problem is that I don't quite understand what the problem is. What are you doing, and what are you expecting to happen? For instance, I was able to do:
# dd if=/dev/zero of=/tmp/foo bs=1M count=2000
# qemu -M isapc -hda /tmp/foo -cdrom /path/to/RHL-7.0.iso
(this was on Fedora 11, with qemu 0.10.6-7).
And successfully install RHL 7.0. What is the exact command you are using, and what do you expect to happen?
At that point you are really booting from the cd, so I would expect to work. Can you boot the created virtual machine with the -M isapc option?
Anyway, I do not use Fedora anymore and I migrated my virtual machines, so I cannot test this problem to see if it still happens.
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