Installing qemu and kqemu on Ubuntu 5.04 hoary

More for my benefit than anyone else’s, a walkthrough on how to install both the vmware-a-like qemu and its kqemu kernel module that makes it run at a decent speed.
Follow the kqemu install instructions, but before you do the installation, install some Ubuntu packages. You need libsdl1.2-dev, and the linux-headers package that corresponds to the kernel you’re running. The headers install in /usr/src; you may need to pass a parameter to ./configure when compiling qemu to ensure that it picks them up. It should say that SDL support is on when running configure. Before running qemu, you’ll need to modprobe kqemu, and you may need to create /dev/kqemu as described on the documentation page.

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