[Slackbuilds-users] RFC: qemu and aqemu

Stu stu at ssmbox.net
Sat Feb 4 00:22:58 UTC 2012

On 03.02.2012 15:19, Robby Workman wrote:

> On Fri, 3 Feb 2012 22:55:49 +0100
> Matteo Bernardini <matteo.bernardini at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2012/2/3 Robby Workman <rworkman at slackbuilds.org [1]>:
>>> Yes, similar to that is what aqemu does. It looks for both "kvm" 
>>> and
>>> "qemu-kvm" binaries, hence my suggestion of linking it to 
>>> "qemu-kvm"
>>> in the script. Perhaps both is better...
>> I was missing that libvirt looks also for qemu-kvm, in this case for
>> me qemu-kvm is ok as well :)
> Okay, then the proposal is to only rename the binary.
> Stu, still following this? :)

Still tracking.  Was looking for something fun to do tomorrow morning.  
We're getting hammered with snow right now in Denver, CO and I expect to 
be  shut in for the weekend.

>>> Oh, I see. Good point. In other words, you don't want to have to
>>> install the regular "qemu" package to get the keymaps and such, as
>>> all you care about are x86* architectures.
>> Nono, I am about to use it extensively with ARM ones :)
> But ARM doesn't make use of KVM extensions, and that leads to...

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