Re: 98SE under Xen

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On Tuesday 01 May 2007 03:12, David Fletcher wrote:
> This may be a silly question, but I can't find an answer from Google
> and I've not yet used Xen.
> My problem is that I want to make up some home made printed circuits
> using a very old pen plotter that I've adapted to do the job.
> The CAD software I use, which is called Vutrax, does the job with
> Windows 98 but not XP because it needs direct access to the control
> registers of the serial port, and I've no longer got a machine running 98.
> If I was to build a new machine with one of the new processors that
> can do proper virtualisation, would I be able to give a 98SE VM full
> access to the serial port control registers to enable me to run the
> plotter?
> Dave F

have you tried the program under FC using wine? I got quite a few old windows 
apps to work with no effort at all.


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