9 votes

Getting started with qemu

3 comments

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    spit-evil-olive-tips Link
    Wow, I had no idea ffmpeg and qemu were written by the same person. This is a reminder that I should tinker with qemu for GPU passthrough. I have dreams of being able to boot SteamOS in a VM so I...

    Wow, I had no idea ffmpeg and qemu were written by the same person.

    This is a reminder that I should tinker with qemu for GPU passthrough. I have dreams of being able to boot SteamOS in a VM so I can have a "gaming PC" isolated from my main Linux box. I really only want to play Civ 5, so I don't even need to virtualize Windows.

    3 votes
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      Eva (edited ) Link Parent
      He also managed to calculate pi to the highest number of digits it'd been calculated to (at the time), and on top of that managed to write a bootloader that compiled and booted Linux in 15...

      He also managed to calculate pi to the highest number of digits it'd been calculated to (at the time), and on top of that managed to write a bootloader that compiled and booted Linux in 15 seconds. Impressive guy.

      6 votes
      1. s4b3r6 Link Parent
        And created a platform for embedding OS' in the browser, though I almost feel like that shouldn't be applauded, despite the huge technical hurdles. Oh, and TCC which, though now outdated, is...

        And created a platform for embedding OS' in the browser, though I almost feel like that shouldn't be applauded, despite the huge technical hurdles.

        Oh, and TCC which, though now outdated, is probably one of the fastest compliant C compilers around, and comes with bounds checking, and incredibly tiny executables and...

        4 votes