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Re: can't boot a Debian on QEMU-mips virtual machine, could be initrd or root device problems


i wrote:
> > Shouldn't there be a bootloader installed in debian_mips32b.img ?

Reco wrote:
> 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 :)