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Setup ARM Guest

Tyler Baker edited this page May 5, 2014 · 1 revision

Supported Hardware

Samsung Chromebook (With KVM Patches)

Samsung Arndale (Linaro)

For ARM Host Server Setup

Setup ARM Host Server

Guest Images for ARM A15

Install at /var/lib/libvirt/images

[ARM A15 Kernel](


Linaro 14.04 Ubuntu Nano Image

Unpack and convert qcow2 to raw

$ gunzip kvm.qcow2.gz
$ qemu-img convert -O raw kvm.qcow2 kvm.img

Add Guest

New Instance -> From Template -> Use defaults

Edit Guest XML

This is a WIP: Need to add support to specify direct kernel boot

```xml arm-kvm-01 851826aa-6926-779f-2f17-626140141412 None 1048576 1048576 2 hvm /var/lib/libvirt/images/zImage root=/dev/vda2 rw rootwait mem=1024M console=ttyAMA0 38400n8 /var/lib/libvirt/images/vexpress-v2p-ca15-tc1.dtb destroy restart restart /usr/bin/qemu-system-arm
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