Qemu-system-m68k for Windows to run MacOS 7.1-8.1

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Re: Qemu-system-m68k for Windows to run MacOS 7.1-8.1

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Can you share the installed aux image
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Re: Qemu-system-m68k for Windows to run MacOS 7.1-8.1

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Cat_7 wrote: Tue Sep 14, 2021 5:16 am I guess that without quotes around the bios name containing spaces the batch file will not continue to run, so either:

-bios "1993-02 - F1ACAD13 - Quadra, Centris 610,650,800.ROM" ^
or rename the bios file to e.g. 800.ROM and change the -bios line to:
-bios 800.ROM

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Yeah I'll see what happens thank you for the help
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Re: Qemu-system-m68k for Windows to run MacOS 7.1-8.1

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Oh boy, (hopefully) accurate 68k 8.0 era mac emulation, It works amazing but sound obviously easily stutters, and repeats. Qemu tends to have that issue in general for mac emulation. :lol:
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Re: Qemu-system-m68k for Windows to run MacOS 7.1-8.1

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Is there any way to get the "surfdrive" build to mount a .img file? It recognizes and loads them, but they don't appear in the emulated Mac. Only I can see is the Mac OS 8.1 iso, mounted as a CD.
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Re: Qemu-system-m68k for Windows to run MacOS 7.1-8.1

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Can you show us how you attempt to add the img to the command line?
It might be best to copy your whole command line here.

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Re: Qemu-system-m68k for Windows to run MacOS 7.1-8.1

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qemu-system-m68k-MACOS-alpha.exe ^
-L pc-bios ^
-M q800 ^
-bios Quadra800.rom ^
-boot d ^
-net nic,model=dp83932 -net user ^
-drive file=pram-macos.img,format=raw,if=mtd ^
-device scsi-hd,scsi-id=0,drive=hd0,vendor="SEAGATE",product="ST225N",ver="1.0" ^
-drive file=MacOS8.1.dsk,format=raw,media=disk,if=none,id=hd0 ^
-device scsi-cd,scsi-id=3,drive=cd0,vendor="MATSHITA",product="CD-ROM CR-8005",ver="1.0k" ^
-drive file=MacOS8.1.iso,media=cdrom,if=none,id=cd0
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Re: Qemu-system-m68k for Windows to run MacOS 7.1-8.1

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Hi,

That looks good. How did you create the dsk? Why did you not use the .img extension.

Having said that, you know you have to initialize the disk before it appears on the desktop so you can use it?
Just like on a real mac that sees a new disk. Use the drive setup tool from the Utilities folder.

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Re: Qemu-system-m68k for Windows to run MacOS 7.1-8.1

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The emulated disk doesn't see the disk at all. And that goes for .img as well as .dsk.
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Re: Qemu-system-m68k for Windows to run MacOS 7.1-8.1

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Then how far do you get?
Can you boot the cd image to the desktop?

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Re: Qemu-system-m68k for Windows to run MacOS 7.1-8.1

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Yes, I can boot the CD image, but nothing else.
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Re: Qemu-system-m68k for Windows to run MacOS 7.1-8.1

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Hi,

Please be a bit more verbose. Tell us what you did after booting from the cd as I'm still in the dark about that.
We should not need to keep guessing what you tried and what actually happened.
We need more info to reproduce your issue.

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Re: Qemu-system-m68k for Windows to run MacOS 7.1-8.1

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Basically, the .img and .dsk files never show up in the emulated Mac.
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Re: Qemu-system-m68k for Windows to run MacOS 7.1-8.1

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Did you go into the Utilities folder on the CD and start the Drive Setup program?
What do you see there under List of Drives?

Oh, and how big is the disk image you created?

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Re: Qemu-system-m68k for Windows to run MacOS 7.1-8.1

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Drive Setup did indeed work.
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Re: Qemu-system-m68k for Windows to run MacOS 7.1-8.1

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Where is the source code for this build?
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Re: Qemu-system-m68k for Windows to run MacOS 7.1-8.1

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Need help with latest version. I am getting a white screen on boot.
qemu-system-m68k.exe ^
-M q800 ^
-bios Quadra800.rom ^
-display sdl ^
-drive file=pram-macos.img,format=raw,if=mtd ^
-device scsi-hd,scsi-id=0,drive=hd0 ^
-drive file=MacOS8.1.img,media=disk,format=raw,if=none,id=hd0
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Re: Qemu-system-m68k for Windows to run MacOS 7.1-8.1

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Hi,

Are you by any chance running the experimental version?
With the command line you posted, you should run the "normal" build from first post here: viewtopic.php?t=11727

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Re: Qemu-system-m68k for Windows to run MacOS 7.1-8.1

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That build does indeed boot, but WILL NOT recognize the hard drive, just the install CD.
qemu-system-m68k.exe ^
-M q800 ^
-m 128 ^
-display sdl ^
-bios Quadra800.rom ^
-drive file=pram-macos.img,format=raw,if=mtd ^
-device scsi-hd,scsi-id=0,drive=hd0 ^
-drive file=MacOS8.1.dsk,media=disk,format=raw,if=none,id=hd0 ^
-device scsi-cd,scsi-id=3,drive=cd0 ^
-drive file=MacOS8.1.iso,format=raw,media=cdrom,if=none,id=cd0
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Re: Qemu-system-m68k for Windows to run MacOS 7.1-8.1

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Hi,

I assume it will after you initialised the disk ;-)
From our guide: Partition the hard disk image by using the Drive setup tool from the Utilities folder.

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Re: Qemu-system-m68k for Windows to run MacOS 7.1-8.1

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Yesterday, while playing around with Mame's m68k emulation, I came across this excellent CD, "Apple Legacy Software Recovery CD" at Macintosh Garden. It's bootable in Qemu-system-m68k (also in SheepShaver, Basilisk II and Mame) and contains System 1.0 to Mac OS 8.1, (7.1 to 8.1 all install and run in Qemu) plus disk formatting software and many more goodies. Just 577mb zipped and useful to have at hand.
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Re: Qemu-system-m68k for Windows to run MacOS 7.1-8.1

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Nice find, jonirob!

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