"Old PC" emulation ?

From: Zane H. Healy <healyzh_at_aracnet.com>
Date: Tue Nov 2 12:47:20 2004

> > > So.. what it boils down to is: is there any (serious) project on doing
> > > a "old pc systems" emulation a la SimH, which does, for example, a
> > > pure IBM PC, PC/XT or PC/AT ?
> >
> > You're not kidding? How funny.

> No, I am not kidding.

I for one don't doubt that you're not kidding. I've had mixed luck trying
to run various OS's under Virtual PC on my Mac, you might have better luck
with the PC version of Virtual PC. As has been mentioned there is BOCHS,
and DOSBOX for Linux comes to mind (I'm not sure if all it can run is DOS or

As PC's advance, it becomes harder for those of us with old software to
continue to run it. Of course this is an issue for most computer systems,
as there is always some app or another that doesn't want to run under
current OS releases.

Received on Tue Nov 02 2004 - 12:47:20 GMT

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