[Chugalug] OT: kill me please

Alex Smith (K4RNT) shadowhunter at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 16:13:40 UTC 2013


CPU instruction set

On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 11:05 AM, Rod-Lists <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:

> I might if I knew what that was?
>
> ----- Ed King <chevyiinova at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> > I recently had trouble running something in a VM...   I plead the 5th on
> what it
> > was I was trying to do but I will say that my "guest" application would
> not run
> > because it HAD to have sse4 and the vm nor the host cpu had sse4 (I
> think it had
> > sse2 and/or sse3).
> >
> >
> > so...    anyone got a cheeeeeep pc for sale with a cpu that has sse4?
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > ________________________________
> > From: Phil Sieg <phil.sieg at gmail.com>
> > To: Chattanooga Unix Gnu Android Linux Users Group <
> chugalug at chugalug.org>
> > Sent: Tue, February 5, 2013 10:41:44 AM
> > Subject: Re: [Chugalug] OT:  kill me please
> >
> > Ed,
> >
> > A funny and true story:
> >
> > ALL of the cell phone flashing and diagnosis tools that my cell phone
> factories
> > use for uploading new firmware into phones, or tracing software/firmware
> issues
> > are....
> >
> > YEP. You guessed it... Windows XP Only!
> >
> > I keep an XP laptop here that is for no other purpose than flashing
> phones when
> > we are doing software revisions.
> >
> > So far I have been unable to get the damned tools to run on a VM...
> >
> > All HAIL XP!
> >
> >
> > Phil Sieg
> > President
> > SeniorTech LLC / snapfōn®
> > www.snapfon.com
> > phil.sieg at seniortechllc.com
> >
> > Phone: 423.535.9968
> > Fax: 423.265.9820
> > Mobile: 423.331.0725
> >
> > "The computer is the most remarkable tool that we've ever come up with.
> It's the
> > equivalent of a bicycle for our minds."
> >
> >
> > Steve Jobs, 1955-2011
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Feb 5, 2013, at 10:33 AM, Ed King <chevyiinova at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> >
> > "because windows xp is unsupported, its ok to install it"
> > >
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