[gambit-list] Mimosa OS

Marc Feeley feeley at iro.umontreal.ca
Wed Oct 16 15:43:52 EDT 2019

Maybe file IO is really slow on VirtualBox.  Hourray for QEMU!  On a real PC IO is quite acceptable… so I don’t know why VirtualBox is slow.


> On Oct 16, 2019, at 3:05 PM, Lassi Kortela <lassi at lassi.io> wrote:
>> Also tried with VirtualBox. [...]  Runs fine up
>> to "The len of the gambit file is: 9569 520" but then hangs at full CPU usage.
> Wait, everything does work in VirtualBox too. It just takes several minutes to load the gambit file. After that it's about as fast as with QEmu; even the interpreted fibonacci runs quickly. Maybe the load time is due to some difference with the way interrupts are done in VBox or which kind of IDE disk it is emulating?
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