[ros-dev] RE : Re: (Free)DOS subsystem
dhazelton at enter.net
Wed Aug 30 19:00:29 CEST 2006
On Wednesday 30 August 2006 04:54, Sylvain Petreolle wrote:
> --- Imre Leber <imre.leber at telenet.be> a écrit :
> > DOSemu has a 80386 emulator on board.
> > Or at least in the sources. It doesn't seem to be in the DOSemu
> > documentation so it seems that it is non-functional.
> > But it is always easier to fix something then to restart from scratch.
> Like e.g. Windows ? Bad answer ;)
Not like Windows. The 386 emulator is used on systems that lack the vm86
system call. For DOSemu to run on an x86 platform *without* needing an
emulator it needs a way to run the executable in a sandboxed x86 VM. In Linux
on the x86 platform this is supplied by the vm86 syscall.
> Kind regards,
> Sylvain Petreolle (aka Usurp)
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