Exercise \- Boot to Linux


In this exercise, we’ll learn how to boot to Linux.

You can execute SBL with the following steps:

  1. Working on Command Prompt Shell window

  2. Rebuild SBL by using the following command:

    python BuildLoader.py build qemu
  3. Completion: you will see Done [qemu] on the screen after compile completed

  4. Execute SBL on QEMU by using the following command:

  • Windows:

    "C:\Program Files\qemu\qemu-system-x86_64.exe" -m 256M -machine q35 -serial stdio -pflash Outputs\qemu\SlimBootloader.bin -drive id=mydisk,if=none,file=..\Misc\QemuImg\QemuSata.img,format=raw -device ide-hd,drive=mydisk -boot order=d
  • Linux:

    qemu-system-x86_64 -m 256M -machine q35 -serial mon:stdio -nographic -pflash Outputs/qemu/SlimBootloader.bin -drive id=mydisk,if=none,file=../Misc/QemuImg/QemuSata.img,format=raw -device ide-hd,drive=mydisk -boot order=d
Compile completed


If run QEMU in Windows, Ctrl+Break to exit.

  • The login to Linux, type:

  • To shutdown Linux, type: