Re: can't boot a Debian on QEMU-mips virtual machine, could be initrd or root device problems
- Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2018 18:58:13 +0200
- From: "Thomas Schmitt" <scdbackup@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: can't boot a Debian on QEMU-mips virtual machine, could be initrd or root device problems
> > Shouldn't there be a bootloader installed in debian_mips32b.img ?
> No. One of the oddities of QEMU's malta that nobody was able to write a
> working bootloader for it. OP is doing it the only way that's possible.
And he has luck to already have found somebody who has seen a MIPS
more recently than 20 years ago.
Would my idea to install from ISO work at all ?
(I have a debian-7.4.0-mips-netinst.iso but feel not really in the mood
for trying what would happen.)
Have a nice day :)