[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Qemu-devel] qemu static elf boot / VGA emulation

From: Stefano Marinelli
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] qemu static elf boot / VGA emulation
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2003 02:43:06 +0200
User-agent: KMail/1.5.2

Alle 00:27, lunedì 28 luglio 2003, Fabrice Bellard ha scritto:
> Try with my latest fix. I think now the problem is that a proper VGA
> emulation is needed. I plan to add it soon by using an SDL wrapper.

Wow...Fabrice, things are going far now...our dream is coming true! :)
Is anyone working on the software MMU?

> VGA is not suffisant to get proper graphical display). I have the
> following choices:
> - Bochs VBE (easy but limited to 8bpp)
> - VMware virtual SVGA (easy but potential driver license problem)
> - Intel i810 (there are good docs but the acceleration is
> complicated) - Another SVGA card ????

I don't really know. Bochs VBE could be a good starting point, but 8bpp 
is a bit low in order to use graphical operating systems. VMware is 
commercial, and qemu could become an enemy for them, license problems 
will likely be noticed and stopped. So Intel could be the best 


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]