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Post subject: PC: PearPC 0.4.0  PostPosted: Dec 21, 2005 - 01:12 AM
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Der PowerPC Prozessor und Hardware Emulator PearPC ist nach über einem Jahr in der finallen version 0.4.0 erschienen.
PearPC ist in der Lage einen kompletten PowerPC G4(MacOs X,AmigaOs4 und Linux PPC) auf einem x86 Pc zu emulieren.

PearPC is a PowerPC emulator. A new version has been released.

PearPC the PowerPC processor and Hardware emulator capable of running Mac OS X ,AmigaOs4 and Linux PPC on x86 hardware.

Release notes:
It took a while but here is finally the long awaited 0.4.0 release. This is the first release with G4 support by Daniel Foesch (you have to enable it in your config). Other feature include support for native CD-ROMs (no need for images) and endianess safety (i.e. you can run PearPC on big-endian systems).

PearPC ChangeLog

version 0.4 (released 20. December 2005):
- CPU: stfiwx implemented
- config: "ppc_start_fullscreen" for starting in fullscreen mode
- POSIX: allow bridging of tun device
- use FISTTP instruction on SSE3 aware processors
- merged native_cd branch from Alexander Stockinger
- endianess fixes
- warn that the generic CPU is slow
- better detection of HFS+ volumes
- support for DVD-Drives
- correctly check for NASM
- Work-around for graphic errors in Mac OS X 10.1
- POSIX/Linux: fall back to 1 GHz if /proc/cpuinfo doesn´t provide cpu frequency
- 3c90x emulation fixed
- some PROM fixed for yaboot
- alteration of x86asm interface to be more programmer friendly
- use transparent cursors instead of altering cursor visibility (hack for using PearPC
with remote desktop)
- DVD emulation implemented. Fixes problems with Tiger installation
- Updated the read_effective_* commands to be faster !!! REGRESSED !!!
- fixed lvalue casts (compiles now with gcc 4.x)
- booting from disks with bootfile about 4 GiB limit fixed

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