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From: Kerin Millar <kerframil@×××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Recommendation for CPU type in QEMU?
Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2013 10:46:06
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Recommendation for CPU type in QEMU? by Walter Dnes
1 On 31/07/2013 11:11, Walter Dnes wrote:
2 > I'm looking at setting up 32-bit WINE to run a 32-bit Windows app.
3 > Since I'm on a pure 64-bit (no multi-lib) machine, that doesn't exactly
4 > work, which is why I'm looking at QEMU. I need to run WINE in 32 bit
5 > mode, on a 32-bit install in a VM. Is a 64-bit virtual cpu type
6 > recommended anyways? Are the "qemu" and "kvm" cpu types faster/slower?
7 > And what would they be listed as in the kernel .config?
8 >
9 > I'm not familiar with all the weird codenames for Intel's chips.
10 > What's the hierarchy between Nehalem/Westmere/SandyBridge/Haswell ?
11 > Here's the list of available types...
12 >
13 > [i660][waltdnes][~/qemu] sudo /usr/bin/qemu-kvm -cpu help
15 Please provide the content of /proc/cpuinfo on the host.
17 --Kerin


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Re: [gentoo-user] Recommendation for CPU type in QEMU? Walter Dnes <waltdnes@××××××××.org>