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Re: Bug#139945: ITP: prokyon3 -- a multithreaded MP3 manager and tag editor for Linux.

On Sat, Mar 30, 2002 at 05:23:55PM +0100, Wilmer van der Gaast wrote:
> > > Hurd people don't believe me when I say that, so it might be my
> > > computer to blame.
> > For an unreproducible sigsegv this is the most likely reason.  Typical Hurd
> > failures look differently.
> >  
> What might be the problem then? Problems with non-Intel hardware? My
> system isn't overclocked and has good RAM modules..

Well, if you only get spurious segfaults in the Hurd and not in Linux, then
it sounds more like a Hurd problem after all ;)
> > I wish you luck.  Please consider in your evaluation that VM Ware doesn't
> > fully support running GNU Mach, and there are spurious bugs when running the
> > Hurd inside VM Ware.  People report varying degree of success.
> > 
> :-(( Will the L4 version be better? Or Plex86/Bochs?

The problem lies within vmware, and I don't know if anybody tried L4 with
vmware.  Plex86 is not really usable so far (and doesn't boot gnumach at
all).  People have reported that the Hurd runs inside Bochs, but as a full
emulator, Bochs is quite slow of course.


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