Subject: Re: NetBSD and Bochs
To: Kevin P. Neal <email@example.com>
From: Der Beagle <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/08/2000 23:05:19
In message <20000708165355.A17222@tome.neutralgood.org>, "Kevin P. Neal" writes:
> > Is anyone successfully running NetBSD on Bochs?
> > (Bochs is a x86 emulator. http://www.bochs.com/ )
> > I have Bochs running on NetBSD/alpha, (diffs to fix most of the compiler
> > warnings (mostly LP64 related) on request if anyone is interested) but
> Can you file a PR to make it a package?
It appears to already be a package, although not up to date. There is a
bochs-2000_0325a version which is under the LGPL.
> Can Bochs be used to figure out what a DOS-based ISA card configuration
> program is doing? Is there another way of figuring out how a DOS program
> is frobbing an ISA card?
Bochs has a debugger. I haven't tried it and don't know what it is good for.
There is always printf. You might have to add emulation for your card.
Freedos is open source. There might be a way to add instrumentation.