Qemu window does not scroll

Bug #1031135 reported by Ken Sharp on 2012-07-30
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
qemu-linaro (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Run this command:

$qemu-system-arm -kernel ./Ubuntu/ARM/Calxeda\ Highbank/vmlinuz -initrd ./Ubuntu/ARM/Calxeda\ Highbank/initrd.gz -machine highbank

And you are met with the monitor console (see attached screenshot). Typing "Help" immediately fills the tiny window that is created but there is no scroll-back to find out what the help is actually saying.

Making the window full-screen simply scales everything and is effectively useless.

(I don't even want the monitor console, I want to see the kernel boot, but I can't find any help by typing "Help")

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: qemu 1.0+noroms-0ubuntu14
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-27.43-generic 3.2.21
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-27-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx wl
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu11
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Jul 31 00:15:02 2012
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Release amd64 (20110427.1)
KvmCmdLine: Error: command ['ps', '-C', 'kvm', '-F'] failed with exit code 1: UID PID PPID C SZ RSS PSR STIME TTY TIME CMD
MachineType: Acer Aspire 5551
 PATH=(custom, user)
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.2.0-27-generic root=UUID=bcf30c65-9b6f-492c-896c-332ab1682c02 ro
SourcePackage: qemu-kvm
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
dmi.bios.date: 07/27/2011
dmi.bios.vendor: Acer
dmi.bios.version: V2.14
dmi.board.asset.tag: Base Board Asset Tag
dmi.board.name: JE50_DN
dmi.board.vendor: Acer
dmi.board.version: Base Board Version
dmi.chassis.type: 10
dmi.chassis.vendor: Acer
dmi.chassis.version: V2.14
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAcer:bvrV2.14:bd07/27/2011:svnAcer:pnAspire5551:pvrV2.14:rvnAcer:rnJE50_DN:rvrBaseBoardVersion:cvnAcer:ct10:cvrV2.14:
dmi.product.name: Aspire 5551
dmi.product.version: V2.14
dmi.sys.vendor: Acer

Ken Sharp (kennybobs) wrote :
affects: qemu-kvm (Ubuntu) → qemu-linaro (Ubuntu)
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in qemu-linaro (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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