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Re: Trouble using current under qemu

Paul Goyette wrote:

> On Fri, 8 Mar 2013, Julio Merino wrote:
> > I have a NetBSD/amd64 -current VM under VMware Fusion under which I'm
> > trying to run anita with qemu (1.3.0) for testing purposes. Things are
> > not working well:
> >
> > Under qemu, I can see the NetBSD bootloader showing up.  If I let the
> > bootloader time out and start the boot process by itself, the load of
> > the kernel gets stuck to the point where it never asks for a second
> > floppy disk. If I hit enter explicitly at the bootloader, then the
> > kernel boots up fine and then gets stuck later after vmt0 attempts to
> > initialize.
> >
> > This happens with anita and outside of anita if I run the installation
> > image with qemu.
> >
> > Any ideas? Has anyone else seen this?
> I've seen similar, and it seems to be an issue with qemu.  See the 
> thread at
> The expectation is it would work if you go back to earlier version of 
> qemu (version 1.2.0nb2 should be good).

With qemu-1.3.1 NetBSD/i386 6.0.1 seems to work. (not on 1.3.0)
Does anyone else try qemu-1.3.1?

If qemu-1.3.1 actually contains fixes for NetBSD 6.x,
we should probably update pkgsrc/emulators/qemu to 1.3.1
even during freeze. (no PLIST change is required)

Izumi Tsutsui

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