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''Note: The <code>amd64</code> version is recommended if you don't know which one to choose. See the device specific pages (links below) for the differences.''
 
''Note: The <code>amd64</code> version is recommended if you don't know which one to choose. See the device specific pages (links below) for the differences.''
  
The <code>--image-size=2G</code> parameter will increase the image size to 2GB, so you don't run out of space (by default the image size is as small as possible). Check out <code>pmbootstrap qemu --help</code> for more options, such as performance tweaks.
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The <code>--image-size=2G</code> parameter will increase the image size to 2GB, so you don't instantly run out of space (by default the image size is as small as possible). Check out <code>pmbootstrap qemu --help</code> for more options, such as performance tweaks.
  
 
=== See also ===
 
=== See also ===

Revision as of 14:30, 26 September 2017

Building and starting a QEMU image

pmbootstrap init  # Choose a qemu-* device (x86_64: amd64, arm: vexpress-soc)
pmbootstrap install
pmbootstrap qemu --image-size=2G

Note: The amd64 version is recommended if you don't know which one to choose. See the device specific pages (links below) for the differences.

The --image-size=2G parameter will increase the image size to 2GB, so you don't instantly run out of space (by default the image size is as small as possible). Check out pmbootstrap qemu --help for more options, such as performance tweaks.

See also