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I am trying to run Jessy minimal in Qemu 2.9.0 This is the command

qemu-system-arm -M raspi2 -kernel rasp-boot/kernel7.img \
-sd 2017-07-05-raspbian-jessie-lite.img \
-append "rw earlyprintk loglevel=8 console=ttyAMA0,115200 dwc_otg.lpm_enable=0 root=/dev/mmcblk0p2" \
-dtb rasp-boot/bcm2710-rpi-3-b.dtb -serial stdio

The rasp-boot directory (on my PC) contains all the files from the first partition of the SDCARD image.

Note that -M raspi3 is not an option, but if I boot with the version 2 device table it does not recognize the mmcblk device.

Isn't the device table supposed to tell qemu what devices are included? I am getting the following results

pi@raspberrypi:~$ sudo ifconfig eth0 192.168.10.0/24
SIOCSIFADDR: No such device
eth0: ERROR while getting interface flags: No such device
SIOCSIFNETMASK: No such device

No luck with USB either

pi@raspberrypi:~$ lsusb
unable to initialize libusb: -99

Are these things expected to work in the emulator?

  • FWIW I did my simulation on Debian in VirtualBox instead. – Rodney Aug 18 '17 at 18:18

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