windows emulation?

David Gibson david at
Wed May 29 10:20:27 EST 2002

On Tue, May 28, 2002 at 10:58:33PM +1000, Blake Swadling wrote:
> i was wondering what the best windows emulator was for Linux? From my
> experience, wine is flakey at best and vmware wont run on PPC hardware.
> Is there anything reliable that will run on PPC hardware?

Neither vmware nor wine will run on PPC since both rely on the
processor being able to run (most of) the x86 Windows code.  The only
thing you could use for this is Bochs, which is a full PC emulator.
That will be *very* slow.

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