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Re: ITP plex86, if it complies to DFSG

On Mon, Dec 11, 2000 at 01:33:26AM +0100, Goswin Brederlow wrote:
> AFAIK the bios is written for some realy old vga graphics card and the
> bochs author got permission to use it while emulating that graphics
> card. Its not written or modfied for bochs or plex but rather the
> other way around.
> Also the bios is running in bochs on its virtual maschine or under
> plex on the real cpu. So for bochs ist firmware and for plex its a
> program.

No, I think it's the other way around. Bochs is emulating it, so it's
a program. We require emulators to have free(DFSG) ROMs, else they don't
get in main. Don't ask me why x48 is in main.

Even for plex you are emulating it, even if you are not emulating
the host CPU.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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