qemu & wine experiments on ARM

Reuben K. Caron reuben at laptop.org
Fri Oct 5 06:53:36 EDT 2012

On Oct 5, 2012, at 12:59 AM, Martin Langhoff wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 5, 2012 at 12:22 AM, Martin Langhoff <martin at laptop.org> wrote:
>> Qemu's "user-mode" is a lot more practical. We would need a minimal
>> fedora x86 chroot that has wine, and use qemu over that. After a bit
>> of googling, I found PRoot, which seems to provide the right glue to
>> make qemu's user mode actually usable.
>> http://cedric-vincent.github.com/PRoot/
>> http://adt.cs.upb.de/quf/quf11/quf2011_13.pdf
> proot only offers x86 rpms, so a rebuild for armv7hl/f17 at
> http://dev.laptop.org/~martin/proot/ - untested
>> For a truly minimal rootfs, mock is likely to be more useful than livecd-tools.
> On x86 fedora...
> mock -r fedora-17-i386 --init
> mock -r fedora-17-i386 --install wine
> then tar up /var/lib/mock/fedora-17-i386/root, untar on your XO.

Running on the ARM platform, I get:

[reuben at koji3 ~]$ proot -Q wine/qemu-i386 mock/
proot info: started
sh-4.2$ ls
sh: fork: Invalid argument

Attempting to run any command results in sh: fork: Invalid argument


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