> -nographic > Normally, QEMU uses SDL to display the VGA output. With this > option, you can totally disable graphical output so that QEMU > is a > simple command line application. The emulated serial port is > redi- > rected on the console. Therefore, you can still use QEMU to > debug a > Linux kernel with a serial console. > > But, I do not think you can run most (any?) installers like this, > without the serial console being redirected to _something_, and > if you're doing this over ssh, that default something may not be > immediately visible.
Point. Which is why I even plugged in my monitor/ keyboard to the machine and ran Qemu at the console (I also uncommented the line in /etc/tty to enable console). Shouldn't that work then? > Per above (not quoted) -cdrom /dev/acd0 might not work if > the permissions are not set correctly on /dev/acd0. It is usually > easier under qemu to use the downloaded image instead of > burning to CD and all that. Or use dd to make a new image > if you've already deleted it. Yup, had read that somewhere. So tried with an image file instead of the actual CD. No go. :-/ Regards, RAkhesh _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"