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Nerding out this morning with on my laptop. Decided to give 9.0 a try in QEMU, especially since this would be my first time actually using QEMU (I've always used VirtualBox).

OK, trying this again with a network bridge according to the instructions in the README.

@Shrigglepuss Indeed it is! I tried it out many years ago but it (and my knowledge of it) was lacking. My knowledge is still lacking, but QEMU has improved quite a bit.

@claudiom I don't know it in any huge depth but it was the easiest way I could find to spin up a weird and specific type of Windows 98 VM from a terminal last time I had to do it

@Shrigglepuss Nice. I'm using the default settings for NIC, but I can't seem to get the installation to grab pkgin for NetBSD during the installation. Wonder if I'm missing something on the OpenBSD side. 🤔

@Shrigglepuss I guess I needed to add something to the string of commands on to forward the net traffic through localhost.

wiki.qemu.org/index.php/Hosts/

@Shrigglepuss My mistake, that's for OpenBSD as a VM. I needed to check the NetBSD one. 🤷‍♂️

@claudiom how slow is qemu on openbsd? as it cant run hypervised (yet) 🤔

@zem Well, the NetBSD install process was relatively fast, but this is on an old laptop (C2D T7200, 3 GB RAM). I never got far enough with the install because I couldn't get networking going to install pkgin.

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