[fpc-devel] QEMU for 64-bit FPC testing?
marc.weustink at cuperus.nl
Wed Jan 30 12:26:32 CET 2008
Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> I don't own a 64bit pc. With the wonderful world of emulators and
> virtual pc products like VirtualBox, VMWare and Virtual PC 2007 I
> thought, why can't my 32bit Intel P4 emulate a 64bit CPU via software.
> If it works, that would be cool. :) If it works it might be slow,
> but I don't care, it's simply for testing purposes.
Yes, before I had a XP64 machine I ran a XP64 in qemu on a 2.8GHz P4
XP32 machine. The emulated XP64 was dog slow (I used the buildin
qemu-vnc as display). It takes minutes to open a dialog or so.
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