running windows mobile applications on openmoko

mobi phil mobi at
Sun Jul 12 19:57:30 CEST 2009


VMware MVP is a thin layer of software that is embedded on a mobile phone to
decouple the applications and data from the underlying hardware.

...oh yeah... did not read about the topic... it seems that XEN 3.3 has
similar intentions ... however there are no details on the vmware
homepage... is it possible to download the software?

On Sun, Jul 12, 2009 at 7:50 PM, mobi phil <mobi at> wrote:

>> I'm not sure if it is possible, but I'd like to see a full qemu kvm
>> emulating a virtual platform compatible with WinCE, this should be
>> possible (see VMware mobile virtualization) and may be easier and more
>> compatible than rewriting wine.
>> The interesting thing in doing that is to use some real missing
>> software for the freerunner and the FOSS in general as complete and
>> usable gps navigation system or the wanted skype client.
>> Regards
>    Nicola
> Was not aware about VMWare for mobile... Thanks for that.. have a look at
> it... However qemu would not do the job very well without kernel based
> virtualisation... (kvm) or? If you run an application on virtualisation
> layer, that could run slower, than through a compatibility layer. However
> with hardware support for virtualisation, on x86 (intel/amd) systems the
> programs almost run as they would run on the host. On the other side running
> a virtual machine means aditional kernel and system that needs aditional
> memory etc... so probably now is more appropiate to have things like ages
> ago WINE on PC'.
> anybody any idea if kvm can be used on arm linux? I think not.. I do not
> think there is any virtualization engine running on arm... or?
> --
> rgrds,
> mobi phil
> being mobile, but including technology

mobi phil

being mobile, but including technology
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