Re (2): [Oberon] qemu:access existing partitions

edgar at edgar at
Sun Sep 12 23:40:20 CEST 2004

Jack Johnson <knapjack at> wrote:
> On Sun, 12 Sep 2004 17:29:40 +0200 (MEST), edgar at
> <edgar at> wrote:
> > I managed also to start in addition with '-hda /dev/hda1' without complaints from
> > qemu after making /dev/hda1 world readable. Experiments with mountpoints failed.
> > But Partitions.Show doesn't recognize any partitions with a type.
> Remember that '-hda' assumes the target is an entire disk (or file
> behaving as if it were a disk), so you should be doing '-hda /dev/hda'
> so that Partitions.Show can find the partition map.
Did that, but Partitions.Show didn't find anything about IDE#0.
Is it necessary to be root ?
When I tried it with root I got a black screen because it seems that root doesn't
have an Xserver set up.
So how did you succeed ?

Regards, Edgar

edgar at,       Running Bluebottle 
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