Subject: Re: Creeping Feature of the week...
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/30/1996 23:53:33
On Sun, 28 Jan 1996 21:03:12 -0600 
 Peter Seebach <> wrote:

 > How stupidly expensive would CPU emulation be, anyway?  I know I've seen
 > software 8088's on 68000 boxes before, slow though they may be.
 > I wouldn't figure it'd be a *great* win, but it might be nice occasionally.
 > Consider; a VAX 11/750 user could run the Sun-sparc Netscape!  :)

I've seen a NetBSD system run TOPS-20 in a PDP-10 emulator.  It would be 
cool to put that kind of emulator in the kernel...

*ahem* You know who you are!  :-)

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