windows emulation?

Rob Weir rweir at
Wed May 29 14:06:02 EST 2002

On Wed, May 29, 2002 at 11:05:49AM +1000, Ben.Westgarth at wrote:
> Mandrake bought Bochs and slapped a GPL on it. Great stuff.
> BTW, I'd suggest plex86 - which is the Open Source equivalent of Bochs -
> heavily contributed to by the author of Bochs.
Not quite.  Plex86 is the FS equivalent of VMWare, ie an x86/PC
virtualiser.  Bochs is a full emulation of the IBM PC; CPU, VGA card,
serial, etc.  As stated above, plex86 will not run on non-x86 hardware;
bochs will at about the speed of a dog with no legs;)

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