• QEMU seems to make Windows read-only

    The Problem: The server is acting all weird, thought i might raise a flag to you: – after you said you attached the larger drive/partition, nothing changed – when i logged on as administrator tonight, it acted like ive never logged on before – the profile is fucked up somehow; i dont have any icons, […]

  • Windows service failure while running in a QEMU virtual instance

    If you are running Windows under QEMU and see Event ID 7000’s like these below– If you get this Description: “The Parallel port driver service failed to start due to the following error: The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it.” Then you […]

  • Using QEMU for operating system virtualization

    Fortunately, it’s not the only game in town. Different ways of tackling virtualization have led to a number of different software packages including VMware, Xen, VirtualPC, and Usermode Linux. Another virtualization program is called QEMU and it’s a lot like VMware in concept. The first step is to grab QEMU from the project Web site. […]