Not having much luck with running guix of phone and limbo emulator.

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Gary Hayes wrote on 30 Jul 2018 05:49
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Tried to run vm of guix in limbo but did not work. Now deleted. May have
to stick with iso image live boots in future.
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Nils Gillmann wrote on 30 Jul 2018 11:49
(name . Gary Hayes)(address . penofsteak@gmail.com)(address . 32310@debbugs.gnu.org)
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> Tried to run vm of guix in limbo but did not work. Now deleted. May have
> to stick with iso image live boots in future.

Hi Gary,

I'm sorry for your bad experiences. Can you tell us a bit more about
your problems?

Thanks
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Nils Gillmann wrote on 31 Jul 2018 08:47
[Fwd: Re: bug#32310: Not having much luck with running guix of phone and limbo emulator.]
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----- Forwarded message from Gary Hayes -----

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> Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2018 12:11:11 +1000
> From: Gary Hayes
> To: Nils Gillmann
> Subject: Re: bug#32310: Not having much luck with running guix of phone and limbo emulator.
>
> Had issues getting the vm file working in a qemu program limbo.
> Decided to give up at moment and deleted the vm files. Have been
> experementing with damn small linux now. Which kind of works but not quite
> well enough yet, but i still need to practice more.
> I am only running qemu on a 1.3ghz 4 core samsung phone so i dont expect
> much to run quickly.
> Best to simulate low end pentiums and 486 machines i think. Not sure.
> Maybe incompatibilities between programs. Also tried to find your help
> files on vm files being run and had difficulties geting enough info.
>
> On 30 Jul 2018 7:49 pm, "Nils Gillmann" wrote:
>
> Gary Hayes transcribed 509 bytes:
> > Tried to run vm of guix in limbo but did not work. Now deleted. May have
> > to stick with iso image live boots in future.
>
> Hi Gary,
>
> I'm sorry for your bad experiences. Can you tell us a bit more about
> your problems?
>
> Thanks

----- End forwarded message -----
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Efraim Flashner wrote on 1 Aug 2018 12:34
(name . Nils Gillmann)(address . ng0@n0.is)(address . 32310@debbugs.gnu.org)
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On Tue, Jul 31, 2018 at 06:47:40AM +0000, Nils Gillmann wrote:
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> ----- Forwarded message from Gary Hayes -----
>
> > Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2018 12:11:11 +1000
> > From: Gary Hayes
> > To: Nils Gillmann
> > Subject: Re: bug#32310: Not having much luck with running guix of phone and limbo emulator.
> >
> > Had issues getting the vm file working in a qemu program limbo.
> > Decided to give up at moment and deleted the vm files. Have been
> > experementing with damn small linux now. Which kind of works but not quite
> > well enough yet, but i still need to practice more.
> > I am only running qemu on a 1.3ghz 4 core samsung phone so i dont expect
> > much to run quickly.
> > Best to simulate low end pentiums and 486 machines i think. Not sure.
> > Maybe incompatibilities between programs. Also tried to find your help
> > files on vm files being run and had difficulties geting enough info.
> >
> > On 30 Jul 2018 7:49 pm, "Nils Gillmann" wrote:
> >
> > Gary Hayes transcribed 509 bytes:
> > > Tried to run vm of guix in limbo but did not work. Now deleted. May have
> > > to stick with iso image live boots in future.
> >
> > Hi Gary,
> >
> > I'm sorry for your bad experiences. Can you tell us a bit more about
> > your problems?
> >
> > Thanks
>
> ----- End forwarded message -----
>

Is limbo the name of a program? Also I never thought of running qemu on
my phone. In my mind Guix-on-Android is more of a 'if it breaks you get
to keep both halves' kind of project.

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