From: "Jiaxun Yang" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: "Alex Bennée" <email@example.com>, "Huacai Chen" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: "Philippe Mathieu-Daudé" <email@example.com>, "BALATON Zoltan via" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Re: Could we document exact steps for loongson3-virt in the manual? Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 11:47:58 +0800 [thread overview] Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> On Tue, Apr 6, 2021, at 9:06 PM, Alex Bennée wrote: > Hi, > > I was trying to bootstrap a Loongson3 Debian image but ran into some > roadblocks. Philippe pointed me at: > > https://email@example.com/msg768848.html > > which gives a bit of detail but elides over details such as how to > handle block devices. AFAICT it should support virtio-blk although maybe > Debian bullseye doesn't support the target, it's hard to say: > > ./qemu-system-mips64el -M loongson3-virt -m 4096 -nographic -blockdev > driver=raw,node-name=hd0,discard=unmap,file.driver=host_device,file.filename=/dev/zvol/hackpool-0/debian-bullseye-mips64le -device virtio-blk,drive=hd0 -kernel ./vmlinuz-5.9.0-4-loongson-3 -initrd initrd.gz -append "root=/dev/sda1 console=tty0 nokaslr" missing console=ttyS0,115200 in cmdline. > > Gets as far as: > > [ 0.008641] printk: console [tty0] enabled > [ 0.009507] printk: bootconsole [early0] disabled > > and then just goes silent. It would be nice if we could add enough > detail to the appropriate target-mips.rst to: > > - give guidance on the best model to use for general purpose distros > - describe a common command line for such > - detail bootstraping a modern kernel > > In the ARM section there is a nice "Choosing a board model" which > discusses what you want (probably "virt") and then we have varying > levels of detail for the various myriad zoo of ARM machines that are > emulated. I recently added sections to the versatile and vexpress > sections after going through similar pain trying to get those up and > running. I’ll take a look. Thanks! > > -- > Alex Bennée > -- - Jiaxun
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2021-04-07 3:49 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2021-04-06 13:06 Alex Bennée 2021-04-07 3:47 ` Jiaxun Yang [this message] 2021-04-07 7:47 ` Peter Maydell 2021-04-07 8:37 ` Alex Bennée
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