bochs for Debian
In order to use Bochs you need to follow these steps:
- Gunzip the sample bochsrc file (in examples/bochsrc.gz) into ~/.bochsrc.
- Take a look at ~/.bochsrc and adapt it to your needs. In particular you
need to set the "boot:" parameter. The default is to use /dev/cdrom for
boot. If you want to start from floppy or hard disk you'll need to
Bochs supports several user interface plugins, the following is the
In this document we will refer with '%ui%' to any of those plugins.
In Debian those are split in independent packages, having installed
the bochs-%ui% package we could use it in one of the following ways:
1) Run it only once, using command line parameters.
$ bochs -q 'confi
This package's orig file contains a pristine Bochs source tree, with some
binary blobs removed (like the propietary BIOS VGABIOS-elpin-2.40 which is
not free software as per the DFSG).
There's a script to help generating this cleaned tarball:
$ debian/tarball.sh tarball <upstream-tarball>
or a snapshot from CVS:
$ debian/tarball.sh snapshot
bochs (2.4.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
- Refresh patches.
This package was debianized by Robert Millan <firstname.lastname@example.org> on
Sat, 12 Jan 2002 11:34:12 +010
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