Questions tagged [emulation]

Emulation is the process of setting up one machine to act like another. This normally involves setting up virtualizers or emulators.

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How to run Raspbian on VirtualBox?

I have tried Debian on VirtualBox and would like to check out Raspbian. How do I install Raspbian on VirtualBox?
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Emulation on a Linux PC

How can I connect an SD card containing a Raspberry Pi OS to my Linux PC, and boot the OS in an emulator? Why won't VMWare work? What are the limitations of this method? Related: Emulation on a ...
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Emulation on a Windows PC

How can I emulate the Raspberry Pi on Windows? Related: Emulation on a Linux PC
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Docker on Raspbian?

How would I go about running Docker (https://www.docker.io) on Raspbian? The instructions I've found are either a very manual process based on Raspbian but with a very old kernel that seemed to ...
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Can I emulate x86 to run Windows 95?

In a comment to another question about Windows, somebody brought up a good point, Raspberry Pis have the horsepower to run older games. It just so happens that I have a favorite older game from the ...
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Playstation Emulation

Does anyone know if it is possible to get the PCSXR (Playstation 1) emulator to work on the Raspberry Pi? On both Debian Squeeze and Wheezy, running any game on it with the xvideo plugin just gives. ...
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How to successfully emulate RPI on OSX?

I followed this guide to emulate RPI on OSX via VirtualBox and it works. Now I'd like to simplify things a bit since this solution involves running debian in a virtual machine just to run qemu on top ...
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Is mame ARM compatible?

I'm still waiting on my Raspberry Pi, but when I get it, will it be possible to run Mame on it? I'm not concerned about how it will perform, but I've got my mind set on a project and want to know if ...
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Is there a way to alter the raspberry image that appears during boot?

A glint-box community member recently asked me if there was a way to replace the raspberry image that appears in the top-left corner of the screen during boot to something more NES-centric, such as a ...
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How does speed of QEMU emulation compare to a real Raspberry Pi board?

I've managed to following Jivings answer to set up QEMU on my Ubuntu machine with the default Debian image, though I have had to use arm1136-r2 instead of arm1176. What is the best way to compare the ...
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Can I emulate x86 CPU to run Teamspeak 3 server?

Reading different posts and Can I emulate x86 to run Windows 95? it seems to be possible to some extent to simulate x86 CPU. In my special case I want to run a Teamspeak server, which isn't provided ...
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Cannot Emulate Raspberry Pi using Qemu: Kernel Panic

I am trying to follow various guides on the Internet in order to emulate Raspberry Pi on my Fedora 22 machine. I have found this question: Emulating raspbian with QEMU and used it to find kernel-qemu ...
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Raspberry Pi Cluster Computer

I have recently bought a Porta Pi Arcade, which is basically an RPi powered arcade machine running emulation station and retro pi. I am currently running mame, Sega genesis etc. Using the Pi 2 i have ...
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How to run a Raspiban in QEMU

How do you run a standard Raspbian image in QEMU? I'm following the instructions in this wiki, but the first step is failing. I downloaded the kernal kernel-qemu-4.1.13-jessie and the Raspbian ...
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Game platforms emulators on Xbmc/Openelec

Is it possible to run emulators on Xbmc/Openelec? I am familiar with an addon "Rom Collection Browser" and as my understanding of this plugin is that it can launch various games with different ...
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Are there any emulators that run without X on the Raspberry Pi?

Are there any emulators that run on the Pi without X? If not, is there a specifically light-weight window manager that would be good with video game emulator?
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What is the “Hotkey Enable” button supposed to be?

I have installed RetroPie on a new Raspberry Pi and went to set up a controller. After pressing all the buttons as requested, I was prompted to select something for "Hotkey Enable". What is this ...
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what does -append field work in QEMU [closed]

I saw this command to make image qemu-system-arm -kernel kernel-qemu -cpu arm1176 -m 256 -M versatilepb \ -no-reboot -serial stdio -append "root=/dev/sda2 panic=1" \ -hda 2013-05-25-wheezy-raspbian....
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How to emulate raspberry pi 2 on Ubuntu 14.04 PC?

Here I got an image of Raspberry Pi (re-designed). Let's call it pi2-16gb.img Emulate ARM Raspberry Pi 2 model B v1.1 on a Ubuntu PC Now I want to emulate it before inserting it to a Pi 2 physically....
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How Can I Emulate An x86 CPU on a Raspberry Pi with Qemu?

!!DISCLAIMER!! I am aware that this question has been asked before HERE, but after having followed that question step by step, troubleshooted on my own and having done plenty of research on the ...
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Virtual machine from SD card

I'm currently trying to make some changes to my Raspbmc Raspberry Pi which I'm continually screwing up. For this reason I've invested in a second SD card. This is my 'test' card, with which I make ...
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Emulating with Qemu: why the extra kernel?

Complete beginner question: why do I have to pass an extra kernel binary when running e.g. a Debian image on an emulated Raspberry Pi? So far all the documentations state that the image files are the ...
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Is there a Raspberry Pi emulator?

For doing bare metal programming, it would be really useful if there was a software emulator for the Raspberry Pi which I could use for debugging and inspection of state. Does such a thing exist? I'...
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Joystick/Gamepad not working in RetroArch

I've installed RetroArch following these instructions, and I would like to use my gamepad. I'm using a USB connector for my GameCube controller, and I'm running the pocketsnes emulator. The emulator ...
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raspberry emulation / nested virtualization - issue when booting with qemu-system-arm

I'm trying to emulate the raspberry pi with a virtualbox using Ubuntu. I've followed this link and also this one I've been able to install the requested qemu package, I've downloaded the raspbian ...
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Raspberry Pi Emulation in OSX

Is there an emulator for Raspberry Pi that I could use to try to familiarise myself with the environment? And in my case something that will work on OSX.
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QEMU Virtual Machine - Win 98 Disk Error

I have been trying to setup Windows 98 in a QEMU environment on the Raspberry Pi (I can install it fine on my Win 7 and Linux machines). But there seems to be a weird error. I setup the vm with a ...
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Existing Raspbian Installation in Qemu on Windows

I have a Raspberry Pi Model B running Raspbian NOOBS, which I'm preparing to use as a media centre / Node.JS server. I have followed various tutorials and managed to get a premade Raspbian image up ...
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Sega Genesis/Mega Drive emulation (Gens/Gens-GS)

What is the current status of Sega Genesis/Mega Drive emulation? I'd like to get Gens or Gens-GS running on Raspbian, if possible. How is the performance? Since Genesis/Mega Drive Gens also ...
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Programming without a device [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Emulation on a PC How can a virtual environment be set up to program for the Raspberry Pi without using the device itself?
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NAS with a cluster of some raspberry pi

Is it possible to make a high performance NAS with a Raspberry Pi cluster (2 to 4 pis)? With high performance I mean able to handle streaming of 2 full HD movies at the same time. Let's say I have 4 ...
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Thoughts on emulating a ROM chip with a Raspberry Pi?

I am reverse-engineering a late-'80s IBM Wheelwriter typewriter, which runs off of an Intel 8088. It has a ROM chip, specifically: https://www.datasheets360.com/pdf/1277907997291200345?xrefPartId=...
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Playstation 2 emulation

Is there a ps2 emulator which will run on the Rasberry Pi 2 (Model B)? See the requirements for pcx2 (these don't mention ARM, I suspect this means it's not compiled on ARM, is there an ARM emulator ...
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Is there a simulator for building circuits with Raspberry Pi GPIO pins?

I was wondering if there is a free simulator/emulator that I can run either online or on a Windows computer to let me test my scripts and more importantly my wiring, as I am new to building circuits. ...
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What is the trick to determining what your /dev/mmcblk0p* is going to be when booting?

I'm trying to restore a backup made using this tutorial from a live Raspberry PI (with Noobs) to an external SD Card. From there I made an image of the card on my linux box, sudo dd if=/dev/sdc of=...
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Emulation of the Raspberry Pi with sensors

I am trying to emulate NOOBS or some other Raspberry Pi distro. I have tried QEMU but unfortunately this does not simulate peripheral devices (eg. Sensors) I was wondering if it was possible that a ...
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How do I save my game process with RetroPie?

I just got a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and have installed NES games. How can I set this up for the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B to save game progress on games that should, such as The Legend of Zelda? Once I ...
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Snappy Ubuntu Core In Debain Qemu

Is there a way to emulate the Snappy Ubuntu Core image in Qemu under Debian now that it has an arm cortex a-7 chip on it? I tried following this wiki and installed virt-manager to set things up but I ...
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Simulate Pi 3 to configure SD card

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 and would like to create a virtual environment on my PC to install and configure the OS directly to the SD card, then remove the SD card from my PC and boot with my Pi. This ...
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Developing for the Raspberry Pi

How do you develop for the Raspberry Pi. I'd rather use my own laptop but this speed comparison leads me to believe most developers get one or twe RPi and just develop directly on the device: How does ...
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Dualboot kodi and console emulator on rpi 4

Can I have a dual boot on Raspberry Pi 4B 4G with Kodi (Libreelec) and some console emulation to play games? How the dualboot behaves? Do I need to have full OS to handle it? NOTE: I know how dual ...
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Arcade buttons on GPIO, multiple buttons on the same ground pin

I have noticed that while hooking up arcade buttons to the GPIO set on the model b board that along with the joystick I should be able (by assigning certain GPIO pins to ground) to connect 7 other ...
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How to simulate the performance of a RPi in a VM?

I would like to roughly check if the code I plan to run on a RPi stresses it in a reasonable way (CPU, RAM, disk). I was wondering if there are some "throttled down" Debian VMs which could be used (...
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Raspberry Pi wont boot until ethernet cable is connected

I'm using the RetroPie distro, on a Model-B Pi. The problem I'm having is that everytime I turn on my Pi, it doesn't boot until I plug an ethernet cable connected to a powered PC. It just stays on ...
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Logitech K700 (Revue) keyboard/trackpad combo - Function Key (F1-F12) emulation

With the Logitech K700 (Logitech Revue) wireless keyboard/trackpad combo, is there any way to emulate the function keys (F1-F12)? EmulationStation, which is the frontend for RetroPie, uses function ...
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Emulating Raspberry Pi 2 (ARMv7) on OS X

I am developing a commercial product and using the Raspberry Pi 2 as a test platform. The final product will use an ARMv7 CPU as well. As of right now, using the RPi2 via a VNC is killing me. Super ...
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Transputer Emulation

Given that next year is the 30th anniversary of the Inmos Transputer, I'd like to try to set up a sort of emulation of the distributed architecture using the RPi. Although I'm only at the planning ...
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Help with the logistics of powering a raspberry pi emulation box

Firstly, I'm unsure if this belongs here or in electrical engineering, but I decided on here incase anyone else has attempted a similar thing. I've had a raspberry pi and an old wooden chest lying ...
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SNES emulator without RetroPi?

I'm running Raspbian and I want to install a simple SNES emulator. I tried installing what seems to be the most popular one on Ubuntu: sudo apt-get install zsnes But the package doesn't seem to ...
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My tv loses the signal while playing retropie

I have got Retropie working and was testing an PS1 emulator. All was fine for 10 minutes or so, then lost the signal to the TV. After restarted the RPi and loaded up the emulator again the same ...