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On Thu, Mar 18, 2004 at 09:39:49AM +0100, Rod Furey wrote:
> On Mar 17, 2004, at 9:05 PM, alexander klosch wrote:
> >>Bochs is pretty good at emulating an x86 machine. I've used it under
> >>Mac OS X for various things.
> >yes, I'm trying right now with under gentoo.
> >but its damn slow .. how was ur experience under mac os?
> Slow. Alas.
My x86 (AMD Athlon 1200MHz) and ppc (G3 700MHz) are more or less the same
speed. I installed Win95 on Bochs on FreeBSD/x86 and installation went
fast and speed seemed acceptable. However, when I did the same thing on
OS X several weeks/months later, it was quite slow installing Win95 and
speed really not
acceptable.. But I somehow could not really find my FreeBSD Bochs setup
to really compare side by side.
I remember seeing on the Bochs forums people trying out different
compilation/configurations options for OS X/ppc and getting some
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