June 4, 2001

Bochs Project unveils Bochs x86 Emulator 1.2

Author: JT Smith

June 3, 2001 (The INTERNET) - The Bochs IA-32 Emulator Project unveiled a new
version of the popular Bochs emulator to the public today, coming on the heels
of Bochs 1.1.2 released May 17, 2001.
Bochs 1.2 includes many usability improvements such as improved control
over error handling, binaries for RPM-based Linux(R) distributions and
Windows(R), and improved error output messages. Other new features include an
easy to use interactive disk image creator, multiple processor emulation
(SMP), vastly improved documentation (including man pages), VNC remote viewer
support using Bochs-RFB, dual virtual hard drive support, and a text mode
interface. You can find Bochs binaries for Windows and Linux (along with the
source code for UNIX, Linux, Windows, and Mac OS) at


Bochs is one of the oldest and most popular x86 emulators available. Bochs
compiles on a number of platforms including UNIX(R) and UNIX-like systems,
Windows, and MacOS.
Bochs can be used for many purposes such as running Windows on other
platforms, trying a new operating system without repartitioning your system,
and operating system debugging. You can learn more about Bochs at

Timothy R. Butler

Trademarks Notices: Windows is a trademark of Microsoft Corp. Linux is a
registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. UNIX is a registered trademark of The
Open Group. All other trademarks and copyrights referred to in this
announcement are the property of their respective owners.

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