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Navigating the Tianocore UEFI Shell

Just in case you end up getting dropped to the UEFI shell when attempting to start a Windows guest domain with KVM/QEMU/Tianocore, I thought I might post a little shot from… 64 more words

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Compile Linux kernel for ARM and emulate with QEMU

1. Goals

– Compile the kernel and emulate the boot. To simplify things, the boot will not include a complete filesystem but uses a minimal ramdisk to show the kernel executing just one program. 732 more words


Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on vexpress_a9 emulated by QEMU

1. Setup the rootfs

sudo apt-get install qemu-user-static qemu-system-arm
mkdir vexpress
cd vexpress
mkdir qemu-img

# 4GBs should be enough
dd if=/dev/zero of=./vexpress-4G.img bs=4M count=1024
sudo losetup -f ./vexpress-4G.img
sudo mkfs.ext4 /dev/loop0
sudo mount /dev/loop0 qemu-img

# let's bootstrap a 'trusty' armhf rootfs in the qemu-img directory
sudo qemu-debootstrap --arch=armhf trusty qemu-img
sudo cp `which qemu-arm-static` qemu-img/usr/bin/

# setup serial console, apt repositories and network
sudo chroot qemu-img
sed 's/tty1/ttyAMA0/g' /etc/init/tty1.conf > /etc/init/ttyAMA0.conf
echo "deb  …
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Now building Fedora/RISC-V "stage4" disk images

I’m happy to announce that Fedora/RISC-V, the project to bootstrap Fedora on the new RISC-V architecture, has reached a key milestone: We are now releasing clean “stage4” disk images which are built entirely from RPMs (ie. 219 more words

LinuxCon talk slides: "A Practical Look at QEMU’s Block Layer Primitives"

Last week I spent time at LinuxCon (and the co-located KVM Forum) Toronto. I presented a talk on QEMU’s block layer primitives. Specifically, the QMP primitives… 16 more words

AMD Secure Encrypted Virtualization (SEV) patch for Linux kernel

Brijesh Singh of AMD submitted a 28-part patch to the Linux-(kernel,efi,kvm,…) mailing lists, with a patch for the the Linux kernel to support AMD’s Secure Encrypted Virtualization (SEV), which relies on the recent AMD Secure Memory Encryption (SME) patch by Tom Lendacky of AMD. 505 more words