Bochs

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Bochs

http://bochs.sourceforge.net/
IA32 (x86) PC emulator

'Bochs' is a portable free software IA-32 (x86) PC emulator that runs on most popular platforms. It includes emulation of the Intel x86 CPU, common I/O devices, and a custom BIOSk and can currently be compiled to emulate a 386, 486, Pentium, Pentium Pro or AMD64 CPU, including optional MMX, SSE, SSE2 and 3DNow instructions. 'Bochs' can be compiled and used in a variety of modes, some which are still in development. The 'typical' use of bochs is to provide complete x86 PC emulation, including the x86 processor, hardware devices, and memory. This lets you run OS's and software within the emulator on your workstation, much like you have a machine inside of a machine.

"IRC [irc:irc.freenode.net/bochs irc:irc.freenode.net/bochs] " IRC Help channel
[irc:irc.freenode.net/bochs irc:irc.freenode.net/bochs]

"IRC [irc:irc.freenode.net/bochs irc:irc.freenode.net/bochs] " IRC development channel
[irc:irc.freenode.net/bochs irc:irc.freenode.net/bochs]


Download

Download version 2.6.8 (stable)
released on 23 May 2016

VCS Checkout

:pserver:anonymous@cvs.bochs.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/bochs

Categories

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:LGPLJanet Casey19 November 2002



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
The Bochs project Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
HelpMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/bochs-announce
Bug Tracking,DeveloperMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/bochs-developers
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=12580
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webviewhttp://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=12580&atid=112580


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Weak prerequisitebximage
Required to usevgabios
Required to buildxfree86 *or* libncurses

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 27 December 2016.



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