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  • #16
    Enable PAE/NX from System->Processor->Extended Features or dry meego sdk:
    http://wiki.meego.com/Getting_starte..._SDK_for_Linux

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    • #17
      Originally posted by tuke81 View Post
      Enable PAE/NX from System->Processor->Extended Features or dry meego sdk:
      http://wiki.meego.com/Getting_starte..._SDK_for_Linux
      You need to enable PAE for the installer to run, but it won't then boot after it's installed... the chroot process looks way too complex to bother with just for testing it out.

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      • #18
        Can you go to virtual manager on it alt+F1? if you find a way to kill /usr/sbin/uxlaunch, then u could try to srat X with starx

        It seems to be that it requires intel graphics card as well.(no gma500, ati, nvidia, s3, via etc.)

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        • #19
          Originally posted by tuke81 View Post
          Can you go to virtual manager on it alt+F1? if you find a way to kill /usr/sbin/uxlaunch, then u could try to srat X with starx

          It seems to be that it requires intel graphics card as well.(no gma500, ati, nvidia, s3, via etc.)
          Someone mentioned ALT+F1 but it didn't seem to do anything . I assumed they meant CTRL+ALT+F1 to switch to a different virtual terminal, but that's intercepted by the host operating system and not passed through to the emulator.

          I'm guessing that if I could get a usable video driver in there it would probably work, but perhaps they have hard-coded the launcher for Intel graphics.

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          • #20
            Hmh which version of virtualbox do you have, maybe it requires newest 3.20. Atleast there is one got it working with that:
            http://www.pcworld.com/article/19741...x_arrives.html

            Maybe just maybe it has something to do with this:
            3D support: added OpenGL 2.1 support
            Meego needs 3d or it won't work.

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            • #21
              Originally posted by tuke81 View Post
              Hmh which version of virtualbox do you have, maybe it requires newest 3.20. Atleast there is one got it working with that:
              http://www.pcworld.com/article/19741...x_arrives.html
              I think that's the article which says he did it but doesn't give any indication of how.

              Maybe just maybe it has something to do with this:
              3D support: added OpenGL 2.1 support
              Meego needs 3d or it won't work.
              That's what I meant; I suspect that if I could install a Virtualbox driver which supports 3D rendering it would work. Or perhaps it's doing something nasty with the Intel graphics chips directly which it still won't support on a non-Intel driver.

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              • #22
                I had another go and pressing F8 at boot allowed me to get into the OS as single-user; I'll see if I can get a driver built and installed since there's no gcc or kernel headers by default.

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                • #23
                  Got the Vbox driver installed, X11 works, OpenGL works... Meego doesn't. Looks like it's relying on some non-standard extension or something.

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                  • #24
                    it is possible to run MeeGo - without the hardware restrictions which make trouble for virtualizers - in qemu:


                    Meego 1.0 (kernel 2.6.33.3-11.1-netbook), image size: 787 MB (extracted: 2.5 GB)
                    http://www.neopeek.com/en/stories/me...go-10-gui-qemu


                    MeeGo 0.9 (kernel 2.6.33.3-8.1-iv), image size: 282.3 MB (extracted: 1.2 GB) - with XFCE4
                    http://www.neopeek.com/en/stories/me...-meego-with-ui

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                    • #25
                      it is possible to run MeeGo - without the hardware restrictions which make trouble for virtualizers - in qemu:

                      Meego 1.0 (kernel 2.6.33.3-11.1-netbook), image size: 787 MB (extracted: 2.5 GB)
                      http://www.neopeek.com/en/stories/me...go-10-gui-qemu


                      MeeGo 0.9 (kernel 2.6.33.3-8.1-iv), image size: 282.3 MB (extracted: 1.2 GB) - with XFCE4
                      http://www.neopeek.com/en/stories/me...-meego-with-ui

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