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Re: LCC and blobs

On Thu, Dec 30, 2004 at 03:09:52PM -0600, Gunnar Wolf wrote:
> The blobs for the in-kernel drivers are not to be executed by the host
> CPU itself, neither is the non-free ICQ, MSN or Yahoo servers
> (although Gaim can be seen useful by itself as it works with IRC and
> Jabber... Well, brain, please don't hijack my message ;-) ). They will
> be run on the other side of the abstraction (call it bus or
> network). The ROM for an Amiga, Atari or similar machine _does_ get
> used directly by your PC's CPU. 

Not really - it is data for the emulator program only. It is not
executable on your host CPU, just like the text of the bible.

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

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