Subject: Re: VMWARE
To: Nathan J. Williams <nathanw@MIT.EDU>
From: Eric Fox <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/04/1999 12:03:32
On 4 Apr 1999, Nathan J. Williams wrote:
> > 
> > Is using BOCHS equivilant (in the way they work and speed wise) to using
> > VMWARE or are they designed under different premises?
> 	Not having used either, I don't really know. From glancing
> briefly at the bochs web page, it looks like it does more in-software
> emulation, which costs speed but gains portability over the
> hook-into-the-local-kernel approach that vmware uses. Getting bochs
> running on various NetBSD systems could be a nice project.

Bochs has already been packaged:

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