On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 3:50 PM, Juergen Lock <n...@jelal.kn-bremen.de>wrote:
> In article <d356c5630904240925y25a2ec11m429e57001880c...@mail.gmail.com> > you write: > >On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 10:18 AM, Matthias Apitz <g...@unixarea.de> > wrote: > > > >> > >> Hello, > >> > >> Subscribed in a FreeBSD mailing list in Spanish, I've got a pointer to > >> this software: > >> > >> http://win4bsd.com/wp/win4bsd-free-for-non-commercial-use/ > >> > >> Any comments about or test results in compare with Qemu? > >> Thx > >> > >> matthias > >> -- > >> Matthias Apitz > >> Manager Technical Support - OCLC GmbH > >> Gruenwalder Weg 28g - 82041 Oberhaching - Germany > >> t +49-89-61308 351 - f +49-89-61308 399 - m +49-170-4527211 > >> e <matthias.ap...@oclc.org> - w http://www.oclc.org/ > >> http://www.UnixArea.de/ > >> People who hate Microsoft Windows use Linux but people who love UNIX use > >> FreeBSD. > >> _______________________________________________ > >> <firstname.lastname@example.org> > > > > > >I played with win4bsd for awhile. It works well for normal desktop usage. > >Unfortunately, virtual os setups do not handle complex data analysis of > >extremely large data sets well. I think it has to do with memory > >usage/management. Otherwise, I liked win4bsd a lot. > > Well I haven't actually tried win4bsd, only researched about it one the > web a little once and noticed it seems to be based on an old version > of qemu (it still uses kqemu 1.3.* not 1.4.* like current qemu - which > btw is the only reason I haven't removed the old kqemu from ports and > renamed the new one, i.e. emulators/kqemu-kmod still is the old one.) > > Now does that mean current qemu is better/more stable than win4bsd if > all you want is emulate something like xp? I don't know... (Maybe the > win4bsd folks have incorporated other fixes that aren't in qemu yet? > At least they certainly seem to have added features...) > > Cheers, > Juergen > I used an early version of win4bsd. It was a no-brainer to install! The win4bsd folks did very well in this regard. Andrew _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"