Way too much fun with qemu

As I've been blogging about lately, I'm getting ready for my EclipseCon
tutorial which will walk the attendees through adding support for a
cross-compile environment to the CDT. The target of this environment
will be qemu running a tiny Linux platform which includes the latest
release kernel, busybox, dropbear with sftp-server from OpenSSH, using
the free glibc C run-time and gcc cross compile tools from CodeSourcery.

using the default ARM target for the latest qemu which unfortunately
has a bug in the FIFO emulation that interfaces with the emulated
SecureDigital card where I want my root file system. I asked on the
qemu-devel list and someone there sent me a patch they had posted a
couple of weeks ago. Checking out the qemu source from svn into the
CDT, I was able to fix up the function where this was done and I was
quickly up and running with my root file system on the SD card image.
Very, very cool!

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