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Re: [Qemu-devel] Commit 77af8a2b95b79699de650965d5228772743efe84 breaks

From: Programmingkid
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Commit 77af8a2b95b79699de650965d5228772743efe84 breaks Windows 2000 support
Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:30:14 -0400

> On Jul 24, 2017, at 12:43 PM, John Snow <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 07/21/2017 05:06 AM, Igor Mammedov wrote:
>> On Thu, 20 Jul 2017 21:29:33 +0200
>> Phil Dennis-Jordan <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> On Thu, Jul 20, 2017 at 6:40 PM, Programmingkid
>>> <address@hidden> wrote:
>>>> I noticed that Windows 2000 does not boot up in QEMU recently. After 
>>>> bisecting the issue I found the offending commit:
>> w2k is very ancient (and long time EOLed), I can't even download it from 
>> msdn to test
>> (oldest available is XP)
>> do we really care about it?
> Red Hat: "No, not really."
> FOSS: "Yes, of course!"
> Half the fun of QEMU (see also: QEMU Advent Calendar) is running old 
> software. Technology moves so fast that even software from just 17 years ago 
> is becoming impossible to run.
> For historical and archival purposes it is absolutely of interest to be able 
> to run one of Microsoft's most popular operating systems.
> Of course, it's not particularly high on anyone's list who is getting paid to 
> tend to QEMU, of course.
> —js

Well said.

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