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Re: ia32el package for Debian?

>>>>> On Fri, 28 Jan 2005 02:31:52 +0000, Matthew Wilcox <matthew@wil.cx> said:

  Matthew> On Thu, Jan 27, 2005 at 06:23:57PM -0800, Richard Harke
  Matthew> wrote:
  >> On Thursday 27 January 2005 11:16, David Mosberger wrote: > The
  >> IA-32 Execution Layer (IA-32 EL) is available for download from >
  >> Intel:
  >> >
  >> >
  >> http://www.intel.com/software/products/opensource/opsys/IA32-EL/
  >> >
  >> What is the significance of this software? That is, just what
  >> does it do?  I recall that I installed the x86 binaries of
  >> Openoffice.org some time ago and they worked fine.

  Matthew> At some point in the future, Intel are going to drop the
  Matthew> hardware x86 emulation and this will be required in order
  Matthew> to run x86 binaries.

  Matthew> Or just use qemu.

Have you actually compared qemu and ia32el?

The latter is a rather impressive piece of software, proprietary
license or not.


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