On Sun, Aug 17, 2014 at 09:16:07AM -0700, David Highley wrote:
> "David Highley wrote:"
> > "=?utf-8?B?SsOhbiBPTkRSRUogKFNBTCk=?= wrote:"
> > >
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I use android-x86-4.4-r1.iso in qemu. Just need to run SDL output using
> > > this command:
> > >
> > > qemu-kvm -m 1024 -soundhw es1370 -usb -usbdevice tablet \
> > > -show-cursor -display sdl \
> > > -hda ./android.img -cdrom android-x86-4.4-r1.iso
> > >
> > > -show-cursor works only with SDL and without show-cursor you don't
> > > where you mouse pointer is.
> I brought up android-x86-4.4-RC2.iso using Virtual Machine Manager.
> Being fairly new to running virtual hosting I used defaults, except for
> these changes:
> - OS type Linux
> - Vesion: Generic 2.6.25 or later..., need to select show all versions
> - Boot Options, add IDE CDROM 1
> - IDE CDROM 1 define Source path: <to android-x86-4.4-RC2.iso>
Btw, R1 (which is newer than RC2) has been released.
I see that now and switched to the R1 version.
> - Add Hardware; Sound: ich6
> Maps, Play Books and Gallery do not work. Maps will run but not display
> as noted before. Play Books and Gallery die immediately. Can read Google
> mail and play music with Google music application. YouTube also seems to
> Just wish there were away to save the image to disk so that added
> applications and changes can be saved between boot ups.
You can add an 4 GB HDD using virt-manager and install Android to this
image. Just select "Install" from ISO boot menu.
Then all settings will be permanent and you can install applications to
I already had created a 16 GB HDD but when I tried to install to disk it
said something about cflash and failed. I had tried a couple of disk
options that did not work. In looking at the information you posted it
looked like you were using USB so I tried that and it worked after doing
the low level file system partitioning, typing the partition to 83 for
Linux and creating an ext3 file system.
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