[openbeos] Re: update: BeOS in vmware

  • From: "Vassilis Perantzakis" <vaspervnp@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: <openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2002 11:21:36 +0300

This is good news. Can you try the same on Virtual PC 5 ? I have managed to 
make BeOS run quite nicely in there (even with S3 support), but the timer 
problem still exists. Although it is a lot smaller (about 1/5th  of a second 
faster than the real clock). I would like to poke around with OpenBeOS inside 
VPC and not have to buy Vmware too.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: openbeos-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:openbeos-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Franηois Revol
> Sent: Thursday, October 17, 2002 3:14 AM
> To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [openbeos] update: BeOS in vmware
> I think I got a fix for the timer problems in BeOS running in 
> vmware. It still has this ugly and slow grayscale video, but 
> at least it's 
> usable, even on my K6-2 350, and the clock isn't funky 
> anymore (and the 
> processes behave better also :)), it looks quite accurate for 
> what I saw 
> (drift of a second on several minutes, didn't expect that 
> precision =).
> This is good news for some people who are forced to run Linux 
> or Win and still want to help :)
> If someone is willing to betatest, mail me privately.
> François.

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