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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Emulate or remote control
by Dave on Fri 24th May 2002 12:55 UTC

As the report says, not all Win stuff is supported by Win4Lin (port expansion, direct draw, Win2K...). I need to develop some cross-platform apps that use multiple com (serial) ports and I would like to develop the Win stuff under Win2K. I'm considering having 2 PC's, on keyboard and monitor and remote control the Win PC with VNC (or other) to get the best of both worlds. Anyone done this and can comment on the pors and cons between this approch and Win4Lin (if I limit my needs to what Win4Lin supports)?