[Mageia-sysadm] [Mageia-dev] Please remove qemu, and qemu-img from Mageia 3.

Pascal Terjan pterjan at gmail.com
Sun Feb 3 10:16:54 CET 2013

On Sun, Feb 3, 2013 at 9:45 AM, David W. Hodgins
<davidwhodgins at gmail.com> wrote:
> During testing of updates to qemu, and x11-driver-video-qxl,
> it has become very clear that no-one could possibly be using
> these packages, as they are so slow, as to be useless.

Try loading kvm module and selecting the fast drivers for network/disk/...

> Over 6 hours to do a net install of a kde x86-64 system,
> on hardware where that would normally be under 20 minutes.
> There are many problems with xorg crashing, mouse pointer not
> being where the pointer is shown, etc.  These bugs are described
> in https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8938
> Please drop these useless packages, so we don't have to test
> or install security updates for them.

They are useful

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