Re: IA32 execution layer

From: Matt Domsch <>
Date: 2003-09-10 08:36:46
> Duraid> Hi all, It seems that an IA32 execution layer is going to make
> Duraid> its way onto upcoming ia64 windows systems. Is anyone thinking
> Duraid> of adding support for such a layer to linux-ia64?
> It's already there.  If you have the appropriate libraries, IA32 linux
> programs run perfectly well.

Popular I/T press is touting some new work by Intel to emulate x86 
instructions on IPF, which (per the articles) is faster than running it on 
the x86 hardware in the IPF.  I've gotten this query internally too.

Matt Domsch
Sr. Software Engineer
Dell Linux Solutions
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Received on Tue Sep 9 23:41:21 2003

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