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Re: I hate emulators.

On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 8:27 PM, Daniel Carrera <> 
> On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 1:59 AM, matthew sporleder wrote:
>> QEMU should definitely work.  Do you see anything in your boot
>> messages talking about the network card?  I seem to recall QEMU
>> supporting something other than an ne2000 as well.
> No, I don't see anything about a network card. I checked in
> /var/log/messages and I didn't see anything that sounded remotely like
> network card (e.g. no "eth0" or "network").
> Yes, QEMU is supposed to support other cards as well. I tried a few
> others such as RealTek, but it's no use. I see nothing on
> /var/log/messages.
> qemu -hda NetBSD.img -net nic,model=rtl8139

NetBSD doesn't use generic names like eth0.  It uses driver names.

for the e1000 and all the i82551, i82557b, i82559er-type cards it
would probably show up as a wm.  ne2k_pci should show up as an ne.
The rtl might be an re or an rtk, etc.

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