[rescue] Emulators

Earl Baugh earl at baugh.org
Tue May 13 12:29:27 CDT 2014

> (Not trying to take anything away from the above - I think its pretty cool,
> and while I prefer Open Source I think a mixed market is a good thing :)
> Tangential thoughts:
> If someone has some cycles to spare it should be easy enough to put
> together a *nix VMware image with a nice selection of emulator: simh, qemu,
> tme, gxemul, hatari, aliasdos, atari800, b-em, p11, openmsx... etc
> Alternative automating the build of as lightweight as possible OS wrapper
> around an emulator image.
> Rather than VMware maybe something which could be deployed as a cloud box,
> with ssh into the VM image linking to the emulated machine's console port.
> Want to deploy a virtual VAX into a free amazon cloud instance? Here you
> go.
> Damn... now I'm almost interested enough to start poking.
> If I built one would anyone else want to play with a copy? :)

If I could netboot from it,  I'd play :-)
But of course, I'd need a local copy for that... it has to be on the same

Still sounds like a great idea!  There is a Mac emulator out there as well..


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