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LIN6-2557 : Feature Testing: QEMU hangs when booting wrlinux from vdisk with serial console

Created: Mar 10, 2013    Updated: Apr 28, 2018
Resolved Date: Apr 17, 2018
Previous ID: LIN5-4471
Found In Version: 6.0
Severity: Severe
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Build & Config


Problem Description
Firstly boot installer ISO and install wrlinux in vdisk, and then try to boot from vdisk.

It's passed to boot from graphics console, with QEMU option "-gc".
But QEMU hangs if boot from serial console, using QEMU option "-c".
The test case was passed to boot from the serial console in spin lx30.

Expected Behavior
Passed to boot wrlinux from disk both in graphics and serial console.

Observed Behavior
Failed to boot from serial console.


Misc Info 

Steps to Reproduce

step 1; build installer iso
wrlinux-5/wrlinux/configure --enable-board=qemux86-64 --enable-kernel=standard --enable-rootfs=glibc-small --enable-parallel-pkgbuilds=5 --enable-jobs=5 --enable-target-installer=yes --with-sstate-dir=/buildarea/build/lx34-prjs/qemux86-64-sstate --with-rcpl-version=0

make fs
step 2; boot from ISO and install to vdisk
host-cross/usr/bin/qemu-img create -f qcow hd0.vdisk 5000M
make start-target TOPTS="-in 4 -cd export/qemux86-64-glibc-small-standard-dist.iso -disk hd0.vdisk -gc" TARGET_QEMU_KERNEL=""

step 3; boot wrlinux from disk
From graphics console:
make start-target TOPTS="-in 4 -disk hd0.vdisk -root disk -gc" TARGET_QEMU_KERNEL=""

From serial console:
make start-target TOPTS="-in 4 -disk hd0.vdisk -root disk -c" TARGET_QEMU_KERNEL=""

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