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Re: [Qemu-devel] QEMU-fast and guest os

From: John R. Hogerhuis
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] QEMU-fast and guest os
Date: Sat, 30 Oct 2004 11:32:58 -0700

On Sat, 2004-10-30 at 07:06, Bartosz Fabianowski wrote:
> > can or will qemu-fast ever be able to have Windows/XP/2000/2003 as a
> > guest?
> No. QEMU-Fast requires a patched *guest* kernel and since Windows is not
> open source, such a patch cannot be made.

That's the 'will ever' answer.

The 'can ever' is, of course, it would just be very hard work. It
wouldn't be the first time in history someone has patched a binary
modules. In fact, that used to be pretty typical before the open source
movement came to fruition. The disassembler was your friend.

-- John.

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