> Is anyone using a machine simulator on Linux?
> A machine simulator simulates the behaviour of a
> machine, including CPU(s), memory, L1/2/3 caches,
> buses, and other hardware devices. I think it helps if
> we can run Linux under such a simulator. We can find
> out where the kernel is spending most of the time
> waiting, etc. Moreover, we can find the behaviour of a
> normal application, including the number of kernel
> calls, network access pattern, memory access pattern,
> cache miss, etc.
I believe that VMWare plans to provide this sort of debugging hooks.
Their current Beta will run Linux under Linux as a guest OS (also NT4.0,
Win95, Win98, *BSD, etc.).
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