[Sugar-devel] SoaS Beta (0.84) in qemu
walter.bender at gmail.com
Tue Apr 28 17:34:40 EDT 2009
I should have a new version of TA soon that fixes the problem with
json.decode. (That problem is already fixed in git, but I have some
other changes in progress.)
On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 4:28 PM, Edward Cherlin <echerlin at gmail.com> wrote:
> After I found that Turtle Art is broken in the latest SoaS image, I
> went back to the earlier beta and ran it in qemu. I now have what I
> need to start serious work on using Turtle Art to teach math.
> For anybody else who may be interested, here is one way to do it on
> Ubuntu Intrepid or Jaunty, assuming that you have a recent processor
> and a recent Linux kernel. Package names and installation procedures
> vary among other distros. Further details at [[Qemu]].
> Install qemu and kvm (kernel accelerator for qemu) packages: apt-get
> install qemu kvm
> (I have a directory where I keep various .iso and .img files.)
> Change to a suitable directory: cd ~/dev/ISOs+imgs
> Download the soas beta image there: wget
> kvm -M pc -m 512 -cdrom ~/dev/ISOs+imgs/soas-beta.iso -net nic,vlan=0
> -net user,vlan=0,hostname=emu -boot d
> Networking Just Works[TM].
> You can convert the read-only .iso to a read-write image with
> qemu-img convert -O qcow2 soas-beta.iso soas-beta.img
> where qcow2 is the qemu Copy-On-Write format, which also supports
> image compression, encryption, and other features.
> Now I need to find out how to convince Sugar to save changes to the image file.
> kvm -M pc -m 512 -cdrom /home/mokurai/dev/ISOs+imgs/soas-beta.img -net
> nic,vlan=0 -net user,vlan=0,hostname=emu -boot d
> You can add other hard drive and USB drive images, and various other
> emulated hardware.
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