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       bochs - Portable x86 Emulator.


       bochs [bochs_options] [bochsrc_options]


       Bochs  is a portable Intel Architecture  32 (x86) emulator that runs on
       most popular  operating systems. Inside  the emulator,   it   can   run
       many operating systems including Linux and Microsoft(R) Windows(R).


       When you run bochs without one of the following options, it will search
       for a configuration file called .bochsrc in the current  directory  and
       your home directory and display the start menu.

       -q     With  this  option  the start menu will be skipped after loading
              the configuration file.

       -f configfile
              This option specifies the name of the configuration file.

       -qf configfile
              When you run bochs with this option, it will skip the start menu
              and use the specified configuration file.

       -n     With  this  option  bochs doesn’t load a configuration file.  In
              that case the setup for the emulation must be done with  bochsrc
              options on the command line or in the start menu.

       -h, --help
              Print  a summary of the command line options for bochs and exit.

       You can override the settings from the configuration file with  command
       line  arguments,  using  the  same  syntax  as the bochsrc file. If you
       have  any spaces  in  your  command  line  arguments,  they  should  be
       enclosed  in  single quotes.  For information on Bochs command line and
       configuration file arguments, see the man page bochsrc(5).

         bochs -q ’boot:a’ ’floppya: 1_44=a.img, status=inserted’


       This program  is distributed   under  the  terms  of  the   GNU  Lesser
       General Public License as published  by  the  Free Software Foundation.
       See the LGPL file located in /usr/share/common-licenses/ for details on
       the license and the lack of warranty.


       The    latest    version   of   this   program   can   be   found   at:


       bochsrc(5), bochs-dlx(1), bximage(1), bxcommit(1)

       The Bochs IA-32 Emulator site on the World Wide Web:

       Online Bochs Documentation


       The     Bochs    emulator    was     created     by    Kevin     Lawton
       (,    and   is   currently   maintained  by  the
       members of  the  Bochs x86 Emulator Project.  You  can  see  a  current
       roster of members at:



       Please  report all  bugs to the bug tracker  on  our  web site. Just go
       to, and click "Bug Reports" on the sidebar
       under "Feedback".

       Provide  a  detailed description of the bug, the version of the program
       you are running, the operating system you are running  the  program  on
       and  the  operating   system  you are running in the emulator.