gnome-boxes is broken? what about qemu?

cornel panceac cpanceac at
Fri Apr 20 05:22:14 UTC 2012

2012/4/20 cornel panceac <cpanceac at>

> 2012/4/20 cornel panceac <cpanceac at>
>> One of the things that sounds interesting in the new fedora is
>> gnome-boxes. However, every attempt i've made to boot a live cd (tiny core
>> linux) in gnome-boxes, failed (nothing in journal). I've figured that i can
>> try this also in qemu and so i discovered qemu is not installed. After
>> installing, attempts to run qemu failed. rpm -ql qemu shows (no installed
>> files). What is going on here? Is the qemu spec broken? Things have changed
>> and i just haven't found out about it? Or, is gnome-boxes working for you?
>> Maybe qemu?
> The real message from rpm is this:
> $ rpm -ql qemu
> (contains no files)
> $ rpm -q qemu
> qemu-1.0-11.fc17.i686
> By the way, i've also tried wary (a kinda puppy linux) and in gnome-boxes
the message was the same: "Box creation failed!"
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