[LinuxBIOS] qemu images

Uwe Hermann uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Sun Oct 8 17:28:32 CEST 2006


On Sat, Sep 30, 2006 at 09:59:21AM -0600, Nathanael D. Noblet wrote:
>    I have a semi related question. I see that the OLPC project uses
> buildroot to create a root filesystem. I've done the same for a few
> projects. I'm wondering though, how they convert the filesystem to a
> disk image. I went over the docs on the wiki and used google, and I
> don't know how they get a disk image from the filesystems it creates.

You mean a way to convert an arbitrary filesystem (with any OS on it,
be it Linux, Windows, or whatever) into a QEMU image?

That would be very interesting indeed, not only for LinuxBIOS / OLPC.
Does anybody know if or how it can be done?

Uwe Hermann 
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