Re: Bochs can be helpful for bootdisk testing
On Fri, Apr 12, 2002 at 10:27:39AM -0400, Dale Scheetz wrote:
> On Fri, 12 Apr 2002, Robert Millan wrote:
> > Hello!
> > Bochs (the x86 emulator) can be quite helpful for bootdisk testing,
> > saving from lots of reboots. It's relatively fast and supports "el Torito"
> > for booting from CD (or ISO image, no need to burn)
> > Also there have been some major reworks to make configuration easier,
> > so while you are at testing bootdisks you can test bochs and ensure
> > that it'll be working well for Woody. :)
> It is still slow in places, mostly when uncompressing something (too many
> interface layers?), but it works really well for my needs.
Just heard from upstream that plex86 can become 20 times faster than it is
now. They even expect a 50% gain in a few weeks with the current changes
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