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I've been having trouble compiling a working copy of QEMU on Lion.

When I try installing through homebrew, I get a screen like this when I attempt to run QEMU:

blank qemu screen

The blank screen just sits there hogging the CPU.

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Looks like the Lion compatibility issues are solved. I'm still testing this:

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Please try the latest v1.1.0 Release Candidate from

If that does not solve it, post to qemu-devel mailing list how exactly you configure and run it.

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I had a compile error with 1.1.0-rc3, but I've emailed the mailing list with my fix – anonymous coward May 27 '12 at 3:11

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