Subject: Virtual PC

John Dixon jdixon at
Sun Jun 2 13:25:01 EDT 2002

I use Virtual PC  all the time for testing applications that have to run 
on PC's and find the response more than reasonable. With the update to 
5.0.3, there also seems to have been some speed improvements.


John Dixon

On Sunday, June 2, 2002, at 04:08 PM, Pierre Sahores wrote:

>> Message: 1
>> Date: Sat, 1 Jun 2002 11:48:11 -0600
>> Subject: Virtual PC
>> From: Dar Scott <dsc at>
>> To: use-revolution at
>> Reply-To: use-revolution at
>> I have just installed Virtual PC on my OS X system.  I hope to use
>> this in my initial platform testing for Revolution projects.  I
>> think Virtual PC has been mentioned on this list.
>> Any warnings or advice?
>> If I get a new PC for development before I get a new Mac, I might
>> move all this to the PC.
>> This will be primarily for Windows testing, but I might set up a
>> linux.  I hope to find one in the intersection of those popular,
>> those that work on Virtual PC and those that work with Revolution.
>> Suggestions?
>> Dar Scott
> Hi,
> I just tested some x86 distributions (Suse 7.3 and 8.0, Mandrake 7.1) on
> an IBook2 14" G3 600 - 384 Mo of Ram under Virtual PC 5.03. It ran but
> so slowly (just alike a toy, realy unusable, even to drag an icon on the
> kde desktop) that i drop the virtual linux machines directly to the
> trash... Perhaps in using a biproc G4...
> Best Regards, Pierre Sahores
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