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Re: em86

On Wed, 2006-02-22 at 04:51 -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 22, 2006 at 02:31:43PM +0200, Pekka H wrote:
> > I googled and found similar problems that I have, but no solution.
> > Richard says
> > http://lists.debian.org/debian-alpha/2002/05/msg00049.html
> > "I did read though that EM86 doesnt work with new versions of glibc"
> > So my question is what version of glibc hould work and is there any else 
> > solution to get em86 work?
> Nope, the only way to get em86 working is to run it on and old system.
> IIRC it has issues not just with new glibc, but also with new kernels as
> well (due to sufficiently old glibcs not running right on modern
> kernels...).
> Fixing this for newer systems with a rebuild is not possible because some of
> the issues lie in the closed-source FX!32 code which HP is not at liberty to
> release.

Out of curiousity, does qemu run on Alpha? This would also provide an
x86 emulation environment.


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