[fpc-devel] QEMU for 64-bit FPC testing?

Marc Weustink marc.weustink at cuperus.nl
Wed Jan 30 12:26:32 CET 2008

Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> Hi
> 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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