Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 22nd May 2002 04:45 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes Some days ago we hosted a head to head review of Bochs, VMWare Workstation and VirtualPC. I received a number of emails asking why I haven't included Netraverse's Win4Lin in the article. The main reason was because Win4Lin is not an emulator in the "traditional" sense of the word; neither it runs under Windows XP, where our previous test were conducted. In fact, Win4Lin can only run Dos and Win9x/ME, under Linux. We got hold of the brand new version of Win4Lin, version 4.0, and here is our review accompanied by some screenshots we grabbed for you.
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XP?!
by Antarius on Wed 22nd May 2002 07:49 UTC

What? To enable Windows 9x to run on XP?

As the article says, it works by making Win 9x think that it is running on a Dos kernel, as opposed to the Linux kernel. It speficially says that it does not support NT/XP.

Maybe we can achieve that with some form of VMS layer...