[SailfishDevel] Error starting VM

Cathal (Phone) cathalgarvey at cathalgarvey.me
Mon Feb 16 09:52:30 UTC 2015

To make things more interesting I found that I was able to ssh in successfully to the emulator and potter around. Calling "runlevel" returned something like "unknown" though.

On 16 February 2015 09:42:11 GMT+00:00, Chris Walker <cdw_nokiaqt at the-walker-household.co.uk> wrote:
>On Sun, 15 Feb 2015 18:42:25 +0000
>Cathal Garvey <cathalgarvey at cathalgarvey.me> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'd like to get started playing with SFOS SDK with a view to getting
>> a phone and developing for Glacier and Sailfish. I wanted to play a
>> bit with the VM that comes with the SDK, but am getting bugs..
>> So, I clicked the start-emulator button in the QTCreator SDK, and I
>> get the following startup messages, then it freezes and goes no
>> further (as in, black screen with white monospace font saying the
>> below):
>> [    0.000000] tsc: Fast TSC calibration failed
>> systemd-fsck[62]: system: clean, 23245/262144 files, 244244/1048575
>> blocks [   12.297269] piix4_smbus 0000:00:07.0: SMBus base address 
>> uninitialized - upgrade BIOS or use force_addr=0xaddr
>> I could just try what's suggested and add the force_addr boot option 
>> (where?) but isn't this supposed to just work?
>> I'm using virtualbox 4.3.22 as installed from virtualbox.org "generic
>> linux 64 bit" on Linux Mint Debian Edition 64 bit; loosely Debian
>> Jesse but about a year out of date (thanks Linux Mint..).
>> Any help in getting this booting to a home screen appreciated, would 
>> love to play with this and see about developing some simple demo
>I'm getting the same error although both the emulator and build machine
>are shown to be running by the icons at the bottom left of Creator.
>If I persevere, then I get this error from Creator in 'Application
>Output' :-
>QML debugging is enabled. Only use this in a safe environment.
>This application failed to start because it could not find or load the
>Qt platform plugin "xcb".
>Available platform plugins are: eglfs, minimal, wayland-egl, wayland.
>Reinstalling the application may fix this problem.
>bash: line 1:   774 Aborted                 DISPLAY=:0.0
>QT_NO_JOURNALD_LOG=1 /opt/sdk/harbour-beertent/usr/bin/harbour-beertent
>Application finished with exit code 134.
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