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IA-32 Emulator Project (http://bochs.sourceforge.net/
) is a FOSS I came across in my online wanderings, which might be of interest to users of VirtualBox
-- it seems virtualization is the preferred method of testing software portability, if you consider the discussion at http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/ ... php?t=5805
(see also http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/ ... hp?t=21885
and http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/ ... php?t=5943
Although it claims portability, I don't think that term is used in a sense remotely similar to TPFC custom.
[url]http://bochs.sourceforge.net/[/url] author wrote:Bochs
is a highly portable open source IA-32 (x86) PC emulator written in C++, that runs on most popular platforms. It includes emulation of the Intel x86 CPU, common I/O devices, and a custom BIOS. Bochs
can be compiled to emulate many different x86 CPUs, from early 386 to the most recent x86-64 Intel and AMD processors which may even not reached the market yet. Bochs
is capable of running most Operating Systems inside the emulation including Linux, DOS or Microsoft Windows.
latest version (currently v2.6.9
) can be downloaded from https://sourceforge.net/projects/bochs/files/bochs/