[Slackbuilds-users] [Slackbulds-users] qemu-2.6.0 issue with Windows guests.
erik at slackbuilds.org
Wed Aug 3 18:33:28 UTC 2016
On Wed, 3 Aug 2016 11:31:03 -0500
Gerardo Zamudio <gerardo.zamudio at linux.com> wrote:
> On 08/03/2016 09:53 AM, Erik Hanson wrote:
> > On Wed, 3 Aug 2016 09:28:03 -0500
> > Gerardo Zamudio <gerardo.zamudio at linux.com> wrote:
> >> installpkg qemu-2.6 , and a new Windows install is stuck in
> >> "Starting Windows..."
> > I was having the same problem, and got past it by switching the
> > video to Cirrus.
> Shit, man. Issue resolved. I kept tackling the problem with hard disk
> configuration changes but didn't think video may be a problem. No idea
> why it works but thank you very much!
Yep, same here. This was my first real attempt at getting QEMU
(libvirt/virt-manager) going, to do some PCIe pass-through stuff. I
googled something like qemu stuck "Starting Windows" and there was the
answer, but no explanation why it works. Guess it's a regression in
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