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Re: [Qemu-devel] Running QEMU on FreeBSD

From: Antony T Curtis
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Running QEMU on FreeBSD
Date: Sat, 29 May 2004 23:09:27 +0100

On Sat, 2004-05-29 at 22:58, Bartosz Fabianowski wrote:
> > I even put in code to use the if_tap interface, but so far it's 
> > untested.
> It's all in CVS already ;). There was a set of patches posted in March
> and then updated in April I think that got committed recently. It was in
> the list's archive, but for some reason the archive vanished this morning.
> > Does the version in CVS offer much more than the 0.5.5 I downloaded 
> > and built from?
> It has most FreeBSD patches built in. It has some bug fixes. It allows
> you to install FreeBSD inside QEMU. Quite cool.

I'll have to check it out then :)

> > And one of the things I am interested in doing is having a working 
> > OS/2 on my P4 laptop (OS/2 doesn't install on it) and maybe booting 
> > the XP partition from FreeBSD.
> XP works inside QEMU, I can confirm that. But some of the Windows
> updates didn't want to install. No clue why. Another problem is that
> because there is no long double type in FreeBSD yet, the FPU emulation
> is a bit hackish and you get stuff like this:
> http://www.fabianowski.de/long_double.png

Hmm... gcc 3.3 does support long doubles...

I pulled in some code from Linux for the missing long double
functions... So in theory, the binary I have does have long double
support ;)

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> - Bartosz Fabianowski
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