Emulate Rapberry Pi 2 in QEMU

In the process of planning system testing for one of my clients, I found that someone from Microsoft published patches with BCM2836 support to QEMU mailing list. I thought it is very interesting because if it is possible to setup emulated Raspberry…


UEFI Application development in OVMF

OVMF (Open Virtual Machine Firmware) is a project that aim is to enable UEFI support in various virtual machines. According to whitepaper various projects have interest in supporting OVFM ie. VirtualBox, Xen, BHyVe and of course QEMU. Why may…


Coreboot for QEMU armv7 (vexpress-a9) emulated mainboard

Recently, I came back to look into coreboot. Mainly because the low level is fun and skills related to the firmware (even coreboot) starting to get attention on freelance portals (first odesk job, second odesk job). I was surprised that under the…


0x5: Qemu network configuration and tftp for Virtual Development Board

Table of contents Introduction Setup tftpd QEMU networking Verify all components of Virtual Development Platform What next ? Introduction This was not trivial task to me. As usual google is your friend and RTFM works. First we will set tftp which…