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Re: Bochs can be helpful for bootdisk testing

On Fri, Apr 12, 2002 at 12:31:06PM +0200, Eduard Bloch wrote:
> #include <hallo.h>
> Robert Millan wrote on Fri Apr 12, 2002 um 12:27:46PM:
> > 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 sucks. It takes forever to install the system, apparently the disk IO
> operations are unbuffered. Any way to tune it?

Not that i'm aware of; upstream is actively working on performance though.

You can tipically boot the installation system in 3 minutes, depending
on the depth of test you're doing it can work quite well.

But don't do any test beyond untarring the base system :)

Robert Millan

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