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Re: [Qemu-devel] SMB for DOS ?

From: Herbert Poetzl
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] SMB for DOS ?
Date: Sat, 18 Dec 2004 19:03:39 +0100
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On Fri, Dec 17, 2004 at 12:10:18AM +0100, Fabrice Bellard wrote:
> Adrian Smarzewski wrote:
> >Fabrice Bellard wrote:
> >
> >>In order to have similar features to dosemu in QEMU, implementing MFS 
> >>support in QEMU would be useful, but it would require a lot of work.
> >
> >I think QEMU should rather focus on x86-x86 speed now (to be full 
> >replacement of VMWare) and use as much external code for features as 
> >possible instead of implementing it.
> >QEMU is usable now. There are two disadvantages: speed of emulation 
> >compared to virtualisation (maybe some switch to enable virtualisation 
> >mode instead of emulation? ;)) and lack of USB support for example.
> >But I would vote for optimizations!
> It was just a suggestion for DOS users :-)
> x86 on x86 optimization is now the top item on my TODO list...

good to hear .. maybe I dig out the changes I did
to get a 2-4 times performance improvement for
x86 (qemu-fast) with qemu 0.5.5 ...

mainly improvements in the way the mainloop is
handled (worked fine for userspace, had some
issues with kernels) ...

Fabrice, you are doing a great job!


> Fabrice.
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