Cat, Try an older version of qemu. If it works, you can try newer ones if they have features or bugs corrected that may affect you.
I had the same problem, but thanks to Joe Bogner and Alex, I have it running. Here's the link to the older qemu that worked: http://qemu.weilnetz.de/w64/qemu-w64-setup-20140715.exe I was running it on Win 8 64-bit at the time. Regards, Rob On 16 April 2016 at 02:46, cat stevens <thebinarymi...@gmail.com> wrote: > > This is an error from the BIOS (Was this also Qemu?). > > Yes, that was Qemu. Here's a screenshot <http://imgur.com/5bCRrVF.png>. > > It comes after the "Loading PilOS" text, and I found the string constant > "READ ERROR 00" in the image binary (at 0xBF), so I thought that was PilOS. > > I also recompiled using the provided source / instructions on the Wiki, and > tried booting the resulting "x86_64.bin" in Qemu and bare metal with the > same results. > > > Most of today's BIOSes seem to implement only the absolute minimum, > > which is understandable as modern OSes don't call the BIOS so much any > > more. > > My PC's BIOS is the same (un-updated) one it shipped with, but the trouble > with BIOSes is that it's unlikely to find two identical confiugurations on > any two systems. :) > > > This is a pity, and I don't know what to recommend. But at least > > Qemu I would have expected to work ... > > I was kinda looking forward to having a Lisp OS on bare metal, but maybe > this is why there aren't that many. :P > I'm all ears if you've any suggestions, and I'll definitely keep an eye on > development. > > ~ cat > > On Fri, Apr 15, 2016 at 12:57 PM, Alexander Burger <a...@software-lab.de> > wrote: > > > On Fri, Apr 15, 2016 at 12:08:56PM -0400, cat stevens wrote: > > > Hi! I am very interested in the idea and look of PilOS; however, I'm > > having > > > some issues trying to get started with it. Can I ask about those here? > > > > Sure! :) > > > > > > > First, the command on the Wiki seems to have an issue, which I asked > > about > > > here > > > < > > > http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/276480/booting-a-raw-disk-image-in-qemu > > > > > > -- it seems like it should be: > > > > > > qemu-system-x86_64 -drive format=raw,file=x86-64.img > > > > What I used for Qemu was > > > > $ qemu-system-x86_64 -m 4096 -smp 4 -ctrl-grab -no-reboot > > pilos/x86-64.img > > > > so it is similar to what you wrote in the above link, and it worked fine > > for me. > > > > > > > > > Even when I run that (apparently more correct) command, PilOS gives > "READ > > > ERROR 09" and hangs. > > > > This is an error from the BIOS (Was this also Qemu?). > > > > > > > I also tried booting my laptop from the raw disk image written to a USB >