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document qemu hacking
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2 QEMU NOTES
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5 Since the qemu docs blow, I'll make some quick notes here for how to get a
6 system running for baselayout testing.
7
8 - create rootfs (feel free to tweak 500M):
9 $ dd if=/dev/zero of=root.img bs=1M count=500M
10 $ mke2fs -F -j root.img
11 - install Gentoo stage3:
12 $ mkdir loop
13 $ mount -o loop root.img loop
14 $ sudo tar pjxf stage3-x86.tar.bz2 -C loop
15 $ sudo chroot loop
16 <all you really need to configure is like /etc/fstab>
17 /dev/hda / ext3 noatime 0 1
18 $ umount loop
19 - create an x86 kernel from a vanilla tarball:
20 - make sure you enable serial console support
21 - you shouldn't need any modifications, just grab a recent vanilla
22 - run qemu:
23 $ qemu \
24 -hda root.img \
25 -append "root=/dev/hda console=ttyS0" \
26 -kernel your-compiled-vmlinux \
27 -nographic

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