Subject: Re: Basilisk-II package?
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/19/2000 21:23:14
On Tue, Dec 19, 2000 at 12:03:49PM -0500, Todd Vierling wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Dec 2000, Bob Nestor wrote:
> : The changelog for Basilisk-II (MacOS Emulator) indicates that it was
> : built for NetBSD/m68k this past June.
> This would require kernel modifications to trap the A-line vector, so you'd
> need to find those mods.  When running on a 68k, BasiliskII does some very
> tricky things to run the code natively (and runs with a non-MMU memory
> layout).
> :  It requires a legal copy of a Mac ROM to run but can run on non-68k
> : hardware.
> Right; on non-68k's, it runs with CPU emulation (and can even do virtual
> memory, I believe).
> : Is anyone working on a package for this emulator?
> Making a package for non-m68k's is ~trivial, although it should probably be
> restricted to fast-enough CPUs (sparc, i386, maybe mips).  Packaging it for
> 68k's requires the kernel changes mentioned above.

as we don't use the A-line for anything else, I think a LKM might be ok for