Gentoo Archives: gentoo-user

From: Kerin Millar <kerframil@×××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] QEMU setup questions
Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2013 09:34:25
Message-Id: 51F0F111.2060906@fastmail.co.uk
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] QEMU setup questions by "J. Roeleveld"
1 On 25/07/2013 10:26, J. Roeleveld wrote:
2 > On Thu, July 25, 2013 11:17, Kerin Millar wrote:
3 >> On 25/07/2013 09:54, Walter Dnes wrote:
4 >>> On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 05:16:21AM +0100, Kerin Millar wrote
5 >
6 >>> I stumbled over the solution to my final problem by accident. When
7 >>> booting off the install cd, you have 15 seconds to "hit any key", or
8 >>> else it'll try to boot off the "hard drive". Given that I haven't
9 >>> installed yet, it'll try to boot off the blank pseudo "hard drive", and
10 >>> fail. Pressing any key will stop the timer. I prefer to type in...
11 >>
12 >> Just as on a real PC you can issue Ctrl+Alt+Del to have it reboot again
13 >> (without respawning qemu). Look for the three-finger-salute icon on the
14 >> toolbar.
15 >
16 > Which toolbar?
17 >
18 >>> * One more minor annoyance and workaround... the initial vncviewer
19 >>> screen is a 720x400 xterm. The install thinks it's in a 1024x768
20 >>> framebuffer, so you get the bottom and right edges of the output
21 >>> clipped. As soon the penguin logo appears, you can close the xterm
22 >>> containing the vncviewer output, and open another vncviewer with the
23 >>> same command as the original. This new copy senses the correct
24 >>> "screensize" and you can go on with your install.
25 >>
26 >> That's odd. The VNC client should dynamically change the size of its
27 >> window as appropriate.
28 >
29 > Not all VNC-clients do this.
30 > Which do you use?
31
32 TightVNC but on Windows. I haven't used the Linux version in some time
33 and incorrectly assumed feature parity. Sorry about that. Regarding the
34 absence of a toolbar, pressing F8 should expose a menu with a
35 Ctrl-Alt-Del option.
36
37 --Kerin