error while using qemu arm ubuntu image

savita at savita at
Fri Jun 12 08:45:10 UTC 2009

i am getting following error on executing this command
sudo qemu-system-arm -M versatilepb -kernel vmlinuz-2.6.28-11-versatile 
-hda qemu-armel-200906120953.img -m 128 -append "root=/dev/sda mem=128M

     =======================|  DirectFB 1.0.1  |=======================
          (c) 2001-2007  The DirectFB Organization (
          (c) 2000-2004  Convergence (integrated media) GmbH

(*) DirectFB/Core: Single Application Core. (2008-09-12 19:59)
(!) Direct/Util: opening '/dev/fb0' and '/dev/fb/0' failed
    --> No such file or directory
(!) DirectFB/FBDev: Error opening framebuffer device!
(!) DirectFB/FBDev: Use 'fbdev' option or set FRAMEBUFFER environment
(!) DirectFB/Core: Could not initialize 'system' core!
    --> Initialization error!
Could not initialize SDL - exiting

how to solve this issue.

> hi,
> Am Freitag, den 12.06.2009, 10:49 +0530 schrieb savita at
>> i have created qemu-armel-200906120953.img using following command on my
> ...
>> how to use this image?
> see the section "Using a qemu image" on [1] ;)
> ciao
> 	oli
> [1]
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