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Re: [Qemu-devel] Windows ME on PPC (G5) success, Speed?

From: jaspal . kallar
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Windows ME on PPC (G5) success, Speed?
Date: Sun, 18 Jul 2004 15:22:00 +0200 (CEST)

On Sat, 17 Jul 2004 address@hidden wrote:

> How is the performance on the G5?

Hello all again,

I must CLARIFY that my success was on Linux (gentoo 2.6.7 kernel) 
actually and not OS X. I'm really sorry having ommitted this important 

The performance ... well it is slow if I am honest. You can 
play actually, for example, play real player 10 live streaming audio with 
aomw crackling and sometimes the oss crashes and cause qemu to die 
(therefore sound is off by default according to qemu doc ;-) 
Streaming audio is out of the question but I imagine that would be the 
same on a real windows using Pentium Pro. That's the reason I tried qemu 
in the first place. All in all I'm very impressed ... kudos to the 
> On Jul 17, 2004, at 8:20 AM, address@hidden wrote:
> >
> > Just wanted to say that I installed Windows ME (guest) from the install
> > disc on my powermac G5 dual 1.8 (host).
> >
> > I could surf the net and install programs. However, I don't get any 
> > sound
> > card even with the enable-audio option in QEMU. Anyway know how if 
> > this is
> > possible or a bug ?

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