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Re: PORT Request: PC Emulators for WindowsXP

From: Michel Talon <talon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2004 23:26:17 +0100

P. de Boer wrote:

> David Ross wrote:
>> Hello everybody,
>> By request and curiosity, I'm curious if anyone has made one of the pc
>> emulators working. qemu does not cut it, and it is corrupting the image
>> file for some reason under WindowsXP. I really need this to work.
> I've succesfully installed and used Windows XP in qemu on FreeBSD 5.3. I
> did have some problems with 'disk read errors', so I reverted to the
> August 1st CVS version. That one seems to work ok, even on Linux on an
> iMac *evil grin*
> Perhaps you could try something similar?

I think the original poster wanted to run qemu under Windows, and not the
converse  :-( 
In my experience DragonFly (and also FreeBSD-5, ReactOS,  BeOS, L4,
WindowsXP ) perfectly run emulated by qemu running on Linux. qemu runs
slightly worse on FreeBSD, and i have never tried it on Windows.

Michel Talon

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