I've given up. I posted a message on bugzilla asking where the update is to
fix installation problems for a windows xp and 2000 vm's. No response. Sent
an email message to the people involved with the problem, a Justin M.
Forbes" <firstname.lastname@example.org. I got a message from him saying that the
updated file should show up in the F13 updates.
> On Sat, Oct 02, 2010 at 06:08:04PM -0400, KC8LDO wrote:
>> I've been watching this bug for a while now and I wonder why the
>> distro doesn't seem to get the patch mentioned in the following bug:
>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/qemu/+bug/586175 (see comment #29)
>> This apparently has been fixed for a while is other distros but for some
>> reason Fedora has not been fixed. Any reason for that? I have the latest
>> files installed and I can confirm the problem still exits after trying to
>> install Win 2K Pro.
> It will be in the next update for F13. I mistakinely thought it had made
> the 0.12.5 stable release upstream, so did not apply seperately. In the
> meantime, there is a workaround, or you can use the F14 qemu from
Still haven't seen it and I sent him another email. No reply. So I'm asking
Is there some reason why why this subsystem is not being fixed specificaly
for F13? As I saw on some other posts it has apparently been fixed for other
If the average user doesn't know about a work around they have zero hope of
getting it fixed. They only way for them is waiting for the updated packages
to show up in the updates repo's.
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