[Bug 450309] [NEW] assertion failure when using i82551 network card emulation

salva sfandino at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 13 13:13:49 BST 2009

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: qemu-kvm

Trying to install OpenBSD snapshot for the upcoming 4.6.

Qemu aborts with the following message:

$ qemu -cdrom ../iso/openbsd-snapshot-cdemu46.iso -boot d -net nic,model=i82551 -net user -no-kvm -m 256M openbsd-current.qcow2 
qemu: /build/buildd/qemu-kvm-0.11.0/hw/eepro100.c:1176: eepro100_read2: Assertion `!"feature is missing in this emulation: " "unknown word read"' failed.
Aborted (core dumped)

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Oct 13 14:09:28 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
KvmCmdLine: Error: command ['ps', '-C', 'kvm', '-F'] failed with exit code 1: UID        PID  PPID  C    SZ   RSS PSR STIME TTY          TIME CMD
MachineType: Dell Inc. OptiPlex 210L
Package: qemu-kvm 0.11.0-0ubuntu3
ProcCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.31-11-generic root=UUID=2f993a64-3e38-497b-84d4-d9d1691e3c29 ro quiet splash
 PATH=(custom, user)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-11.36-generic
SourcePackage: qemu-kvm
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-11-generic x86_64
dmi.bios.date: 03/29/2006
dmi.bios.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.bios.version: A02
dmi.board.name: 0WJ772
dmi.board.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.chassis.type: 6
dmi.chassis.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnDellInc.:bvrA02:bd03/29/2006:svnDellInc.:pnOptiPlex210L:pvr:rvnDellInc.:rn0WJ772:rvr:cvnDellInc.:ct6:cvr:
dmi.product.name: OptiPlex 210L
dmi.sys.vendor: Dell Inc.

** Affects: qemu-kvm (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

** Tags: amd64 apport-bug

assertion failure when using i82551 network card emulation
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