Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 10th Apr 2006 21:20 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes There are so many ways to boot alternative OSes to common PCs these days. What's your prefered way? Read for a quick introduction to the most common methods and then let us know about your prefered way of booting alternative OSes to your PC by taking the poll.
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jjezabek
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2005-08-07

kernel emulation := trap system calls and route them to another program which emulates the system call. Often happens entirely in userspace, with no kernel involvement.

coLinux is not a good example then - it needs patched kernels, on both host and guest system (well - actually a device driver on the host, as it's running on Windows).

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