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Re: Building current kernel for Qemu

To: Thiemo Seufer <>
Subject: Re: Building current kernel for Qemu
From: David Daney <>
Date: Sat, 19 Apr 2008 16:16:10 -0700
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Thiemo Seufer wrote:
> David Daney wrote:
>> I would like to build a current kernel for mipsel on qemu.  However it
>> seems that the qemu target was recently removed.
>> I tried building a plain malta kernel vmlinux, but there is no output on
>> the console when trying to boot it.  The Debian 2.6.18 qemu kernel seems
>> to work well though.
>> Do you have to do anything special to the kernel to run on qemu?
> Nothing special is needed for the kernel. You need to start with
> e.g. "qemu-system-mipsel -M malta" to select Qemu's malta machine
> emulation.
Thanks Thiemo,  the '-M malta' is all I was missing.  I am now running
with the current git tip.

David Daney

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