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[mininet-discuss] need help to boot up mininet vm using qemu "Nothing to boot: No such file or directory (http://ipxe.org/2d03e13b)"

Siddharth siddharthkhadke at gmail.com
Tue May 29 20:48:04 PDT 2012


Hi Bob,

Thanks for your reply. I tried both options -fda and -hda ... I was
shooting in the dark.

Thanks,
Siddharth

On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 9:13 AM, Bob Lantz <rlantz at cs.stanford.edu> wrote:

> This doesn't seem to be a mininet question per se.
> I'm not an expert on qemu, but I doubt you can use a hard disk image as a
> floppy disk image.
>
> On May 29, 2012, at 7:56 PM, Siddharth wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> While trying to install the mininet on my system I get the following error.
>
> Qemu software used :-
> =================
> http://qemu.weilnetz.de/qemu-doc.html
>
> Command issued :-
> ===============
> qemu-system-i386 -m 512 -fda /root/Mininet-VM/OpenFlowVM.qcow -net
> nic,model=virtio -net user,net=192.168.101.0/24,hostfwd=tcp::8022-:22-display curses
>
> Error observed :-
> =============
>
>
>
>
>                                                 iPXE v1.0.0-591-g7aee315
>                                                 iPXE (http://ipxe.org)
> 00:03.0 C900 PCI2.10 PnP PMM+1FFCA2D0+1FF8A2D0 C900
>
>
>                                                 Booting from Hard Disk...
>                                                 Boot failed: could not
> read the boot disk
>
>                                                 Booting from Floppy...
>                                                 Boot failed: not a
> bootable disk
>
>                                                 Booting from DVD/CD...
>                                                 Boot failed: Could not
> read from CDROM (code 0003)
>                                                 Booting from ROM...
>                                                 iPXE (PCI 00:03.0)
> starting execution...ok
>                                                 iPXE initialising
> devices...ok
>
>
>                                                 iPXE v1.0.0-591-g7aee315
>                                                 iPXE 1.0.0+ -- Open Source
> Network Boot Firmware -- http://ipxe.org
>                                                 Features: HTTP iSCSI DNS
> TFTP AoE bzImage COMBOOT ELF MBOOT PXE PXEXT
>                                                 net0: 52:54:00:12:34:56
> using virtio-net on PCI00:03.0 (open)
>                                                   [Link:up, TX:0 TXE:0
> RX:0 RXE:0]
>                                                 DHCP (net0
> 52:54:00:12:34:56)..... ok
>                                                 net0:
> 192.168.101.15/255.255.255.0 gw 192.168.101.2
>                                                 Next server: 192.168.101.2
>                                                 Nothing to boot: No such
> file or directory (http://ipxe.org/2d03e13b)
>                                                 No more network devices
>                                                 No bootable device.
>
>
>
> OTHER INFO
> ===========
>  cat /proc/cpuinfo
> processor       : 0
> vendor_id       : GenuineIntel
> cpu family      : 6
> model           : 23
> model name      : Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU     E7500  @ 2.93GHz
> stepping        : 10
> cpu MHz         : 1600.000
> cache size      : 3072 KB
> physical id     : 0
> siblings        : 1
> core id         : 0
> cpu cores       : 1
> fpu             : yes
> fpu_exception   : yes
> cpuid level     : 13
> wp              : yes
> flags           : fpu tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic mtrr mca cmov pat pse36
> clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm syscall nx lm constant_tsc pni
> monitor ds_cpl vmx est tm2 cx16 xtpr lahf_lm
> bogomips        : 7317.77
> clflush size    : 64
> cache_alignment : 64
> address sizes   : 36 bits physical, 48 bits virtual
> power management:
>
> processor       : 1
> vendor_id       : GenuineIntel
> cpu family      : 6
> model           : 23
> model name      : Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU     E7500  @ 2.93GHz
> stepping        : 10
> cpu MHz         : 1600.000
> cache size      : 3072 KB
> physical id     : 1
> siblings        : 1
> core id         : 0
> cpu cores       : 1
> fpu             : yes
> fpu_exception   : yes
> cpuid level     : 13
> wp              : yes
> flags           : fpu tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic mtrr mca cmov pat pse36
> clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm syscall nx lm constant_tsc pni
> monitor ds_cpl vmx est tm2 cx16 xtpr lahf_lm
> bogomips        : 7317.77
> clflush size    : 64
> cache_alignment : 64
> address sizes   : 36 bits physical, 48 bits virtual
> power management:
>
>
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> # qemu-
> qemu-alpha                qemu-m68k
> qemu-ppc64abi32           qemu-system-arm
> qemu-system-mips64        qemu-system-sh4eb
> qemu-arm                  qemu-microblaze
> qemu-s390x                qemu-system-cris
> qemu-system-mips64el      qemu-system-sparc
> qemu-armeb                qemu-microblazeel
> qemu-sh4                  qemu-system-i386
> qemu-system-mipsel        qemu-system-sparc64
> qemu-cris                 qemu-mips
> qemu-sh4eb                qemu-system-lm32
> qemu-system-ppc           qemu-system-x86_64
> qemu-ga                   qemu-mipsel
> qemu-sparc                qemu-system-m68k
> qemu-system-ppc64         qemu-system-xtensa
> qemu-i386                 qemu-nbd
> qemu-sparc32plus          qemu-system-microblaze
> qemu-system-ppcemb        qemu-system-xtensaeb
> qemu-img                  qemu-ppc
> qemu-sparc64              qemu-system-microblazeel
> qemu-system-s390x         qemu-unicore32
> qemu-io                   qemu-ppc64
> qemu-system-alpha         qemu-system-mips
> qemu-system-sh4           qemu-x86_64
>
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> # qemu-img check OpenFlowVM.qcow
> No errors were found on the image.
>
> Thanks,
> Siddharth
>
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