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Re: [Qemu-devel] Will qemu emulate m68k macintoshes ?

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Will qemu emulate m68k macintoshes ?
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2008 15:15:50 +0100
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Laurent Vivier <address@hidden> writes:

> Le vendredi 18 janvier 2008 à 17:58 +0500, Марк Коренберг a écrit :
>> I saw, that qemu fully support m68k processor.
>> but what about other macintosh hardware?
>> i want to run classic macos inside qemu. it is possible?
>> which is the status? (if any work going)
>> The my real task is to install debian linux for m68k on hard drive
>> using qemu and then place this hard disk into real macintosh. Real
>> installation and maintenance is VERY slow on this mac ( 6 bogomips ;-)
>> )
> Well, I have a Q800 33 Mhz, it takes only one night ;-)
>> No one emulator can emulate old mac hardware. The basilisk ||  can't
>> run linux because it patches apple software on the fly, so it doesn't
>> emulate hardware fully.
> Debian m68k developers use Aranym (http://aranym.org/) for their buildd,
> which is an Atari Emulator, based on UAE CPU emulator.
> I think you can install Debian m68k on a disk with it, binaries are the
> same for mac (except the kernel), then you can move all files to a mac
> partition (atari partition table and mac partition table are not
> compatible).

You'll also need a different kernel, since Aranym emulates an atari, and
the atari kernel probably won't run on a mac (and vice versa).


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