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SubjectRe: [off-topic] Fully virtualisable CPUs (fwd)
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> Can any of the non-x86 CPUs that linux runs on be virtualized?  It might be
> really nice to be able to run Linux under Linux as a user process for
> debugging purposes.

68010 and higher.

> When Jim Paradise first did the Linux port, there was a program which
> provided a virtual AXP machine on AXP, x86, and Sparc platforms. I forget
> what it was called (isp?), but that was how I first booted Linux/Alpha. Does
> anyone know if that program will still run current Linux kernels?

No, but this is a pure software emulator so its nothing like as fast as a
virtual machine.

Alan


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