Android-x86 on a Virtual-Box

below activity on 2011/05/04 which was never published.

source build:
TARGET_ARCH=x86 TARGET_PRODUCT=eeepc DISABLE_DEXPREOPT=true make -j2 installer_img

supported builds : usb_img, iso_img , installer_img
http://groups.google.com/group/android-porting/browse_thread/thread/66862bdb52dac936
http://www.android-x86.org/getsourcecode

how to connect from serial port of virtual box (guest machine) running android to ubuntu machine (host machine) for trace and debugging.
install socat – wonderful tool to convert it to a tcp server
http://www.virtualbox.org/manual/ch03.html#serialports
http://blog.zerodev.it/index.php/2008/09/14/virtualbox-serial-port-setup

busybox:
http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/library/l-busybox/

How get the logs from VM:
make sure you select enable network adaptor in networks part of virtual machine.
attached to:Bridge Adaptor (defult might be Nat)
Name: default (eth0)
advanced need to be configured as of now.
then follow instruction as in page : debug-howto

switching between command line and greaphical:
command line : Alt + F1
graphical : Alt + F7

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