windows emulation?

Peter Barker pbarker at
Wed May 29 11:01:02 EST 2002

On Wed, 29 May 2002, David Gibson wrote:

> > i was wondering what the best windows emulator was for Linux? From my

> 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.

He just said he wanted to run Windows - and you point out it's going to be

BTW, I'd suggest plex86 - which is the Open Source equivalent of Bochs -
heavily contributed to by the author of Bochs.

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