Does anyone have experience about linux kernel dev and test in QEMU?

Douglas Su at
Mon May 22 20:29:09 EDT 2017

I used to develop and test kernel driver in virtual box with full Linux Debian installed. It works but not efficient due to that I have to install a full functional Linux distribution.

Previously, in this mail list, I noted some friends said that to accelerate the development process by using QEMU, a lightweight and fast VM than QEMU. After some searching works, however, I barely find any reading material or tutorial about the details of using QEMU in kernel development, especially the driver development.

Can anyone give a clue?

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