[clug] [OT] PPC virtualiser for Mac OS X on PPC?
Francis James Whittle
fudje at phreaker.net
Fri Nov 12 08:15:19 GMT 2004
Have you had a look at PearPC ( http://pearpc.sourceforge.net/ )? It
claims to be architecture-independent, and someone on the Emaculation
forums claims to have it running on XDarwin....
On Fri, 2004-11-12 at 17:35 +1100, Alex Satrapa wrote:
> I'm trying out some different options for running "virtual machines" as
> part of my upcoming demonstration of Samba + OpenLDAP. At present, I'm
> trying to run with Bochs - but Bochs is a i386 simulator. What I'd
> really like is a PPC virtualiser (<thing> is to Mac OS X as VMWare is
> to Windows, for example) so I can run Linux/PPC in the virtual
> VirtualPC isn't really what I'm after - it's another i386 simulator.
> Besides, my money would be going to Microsoft.
> Mac-on-Linux isn't what I'm after, either - I want it the other way
> around, to run multiple Linux guests on my Mac OS X laptop. The MOL
> people are promising LOM RSN.
> It's now taken about half an hour to boot Linux under Bochs on my eMac.
> While Linux is doing nothing, Bochs is happily chewing up 100% of
> processor time (that'll be the emulation of the low-power "sleep"
> command, since Bochs is emulating clock-for-clock). For me as a laptop
> user, that means sore thighs and very short battery life. As a
> potential user, I can't imagine trying to run something more complex
> than 'fortune' on this setup in real time.
> I think Qemu is what I'm after... will report back later.
> I hope someone can help - there's got to be something I haven't found,
> I don't want to have a dual-boot system, and I don't want to lug around
> my various linux-only and dual-boot PCs from home.
> Thanks in advance
>  Bochs: http://bochs.sourceforge.net/
>  Virtual PC:
>  Mac-On-Linux: http://www.maconlinux.org/
>  Qemu: http://www.freeoszoo.org/
> "If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we
> can solve them." --Isaac Asimov
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