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Re: [SLE] New Bochs Release
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 20 May 2001 14:42:39 +0200
  • Message-id: <200105201305.f4KD5hM09399@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
As I understand it, wine and boch are two entirely different animals. wine
attempts to implement WinAPI, while boch emulates the hardware. More a
replacement for VMWare, I'd say

Anders


On Sunday 20 May 2001 03:28, Curtis Rey wrote:
> Would perhaps be a suitable replacement for WINE for running windows based
> games (I know, silly question, but I'm a gaming addict)
>
> On Saturday 19 May 2001 21:00, Timothy R.Butler wrote:
> > I was reminded off the list that I forgot to say what Bochs does. Bochs
> > is an x86 emulator that runs on many different platforms and processors.
> > It can emulate a 386, 486, or a Pentium/586 level processor. It has been
> > known to successfully run Windows, Linux, and BSD, among other OSes.
> >
> > -Tim
> >
> > On Saturday 19 May 2001 01:11 pm, Timothy R.Butler wrote:
> > > Hello everyone,
> > >
> > > >>>Is it okay to announce the release of a new version of an open
> > > >>> source
> > >
> > > program here? If not, please excuse this message! :-)<<<
> > >
> > > If it's alright to announce a release here:
> > >
> > > I thought some of you here may be interested in the new Bochs 1.1.2
> > > release. This release continues the bug fixing releases that started as
> > > Bochs transitioned into a Sourceforge project earlier this year.
> > > We are hoping to get RPM's up at some future date, but for now it
> > > still requires a simple compiling process to use Bochs 1.1.2.
> > >
> > > You can find out more at:
> > > http://bochs.sourceforge.net
> > >
> > > Best,
> > > Tim (Bochs Web Admin)

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