QEMU and VMWare OLPC image on Kubuntu 11.04 crash

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Mon May 9 06:33:57 EDT 2011

On Mon, May 9, 2011 at 5:06 AM, laurent bernabe
<laurent.bernabe at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> as i don't know how to submit a bug, i speak about my problem here
> (furthermore, i did not manage to take a screen capture from QEMU showing
> the XOrg error)
> my system is a Kubuntu 11.04, and my graphical card is ATI Radeon HD4330.
> The catalyst pilot is the most recent
> i installed QEMU and downloaded Sugar OLPC-649.zip from

This is a *really* old image. Maybe look here for something more recent:



> http://dev.laptop.org/pub/virtualbox/ (and verified MD5 hash)
> when i start QEMU with the image=>the menu screen is partially shown => then
> i have some errors on a black and white screen (those kind of errors you
> have when your linux Xorg service can't start) => then the menu screen is
> partially shown => the error screen => and so on ...
> as the transitions between the two screen are two fast, i can't see the
> error messages
> So i wonder :
> what boot options should i enter in order to be able to see the errors ? (i
> think of something as saying the initlevel and then starting xorg by myself,
> but i am not very strong knowledged about linux) ?
> should i post you the errors ?
> Regards
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Walter Bender
Sugar Labs

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