From: Liam Bedford (lbedford at domain wbtsystems.com)
Date: Wed 05 Jul 2000 - 10:43:20 IST
On Wed, Jul 05, 2000 at 10:32:51AM +0100, ndowney at domain silverstorm-ireland.net came forth with:
> I have been reading a lot about VMWARE. It looks very impressive.
> The price tag is VERY impressive as well.
> Does anyone on this list know of an cheaper alternative,
> OpenSource would of course be the preferred solution ?.
plex86 is an opensource alternative (check freshmeat). However,
I don't think they've got very far.
It's based on bochs, which will run on any architecture (doesn't have
to be intel) but is slow because it emulates _every_ instruction. VMWare
just passes them through to the local processor..
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