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Re: [Qemu-devel] qemu working openbsd/sparc64 yet?

From: Blue Swirl
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] qemu working openbsd/sparc64 yet?
Date: Fri, 3 Apr 2009 19:50:46 +0300

On 4/1/09, Vivek Ayer <address@hidden> wrote:
> Wait...I'm confused. The i386 emulation builds ok? I tried building
>  with all emulation options and it wouldn't build.
>  Suppose I went with your options: ./configure
> --target-list="sparc-softmmu sparc64-softmmu sparc64-bsd-user
> This would allow me to emulate which guests exactly? You got Linux to
>  run, but that's Sparc/Linux and MATLAB wouldn't install on that.
>  Because the MATLAB license can only install on Linux (i386), Linux
>  (x86-64), OSX (Intel), Solaris 64, and Windows . So the QEMU install
>  would be limited to emulating openbsd/sparc64, linux/sparc64,
>  linux/sparc, and solaris/opensolaris.
>  Considering the install options, I'm just limited to using Solaris 64,
>  right? Which would I could only run solaris/opensolaris on
>  openbsd/sparc64 to install matlab, right?

Sparc64 emulator does not work very well yet, no OS can get to shell
prompt. Sparc32 emulator probably could run old Solaris (v9), but some
details in OpenBIOS do not match what Solaris expects. Linux works,
NetBSD 4.0 and most OpenBSD versions work but not without problems.

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