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Re: Debian GNU/LInux 3.0 - Win4Lin 4.0

>From fritz <filg@online-service.de>, on Fri, Nov 01, 2002 at 05:48:16AM +0100:
> using Debian GNU/Linux 3.0, which works great, we have to use one business-application which is only available as Windows-programm. Trying wine and Cross-Over , both programms are unable to run our application, we are now testing Win4Lin 4.0. Unfortunately "netraverse" does not support Debian distributions. Therefor I am unable to install Win4Lin 4.0.

FWIW - I've been running Win4Lin on Debian (Unstable) for close to a
year with very few problems.  I build my own kernels.  It hasn't been
a huge deal to apply the Win4Lin patches to my kernel.  You typically
have to wait 1-2 months before they release the patches for a new
kernel version.

Performance is good.  Display is a little flickery.  Almost all my
applications work.  The main downside is that you're running a Win9x
version, which suck even without Win4Lin and Linux mixed in.  VMWare
allows you to run more solid Windows versions, at a huge performance
or hardware upgrade cost.

Netraverse's support has also been very good.  I heartily recommend
Win4Lin if you're willing to rough it with kernel building.


                  \_O<  \_O<  \_O<
 Steve Cooper          Redmond, WA

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