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SubjectRe: [off-topic] Fully virtualisable CPUs (fwd)

> > 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.

I'm sorry, but isn't it a virtual machine regardless of how it's
implemented? Even if it _is_ as slow as a dog?

... 300 cattle in orbit, the first herd shot around the world.

Nigel Williams: <>

The philosphers have only interpreted the world in various ways. The
point, however, is to change it.
--- Karl Marx

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