Jump to content


W2k On Xbox?

  • Please log in to reply
2 replies to this topic

#1 sumdude


    X-S Member

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 108 posts
  • Xbox Version:none
  • 360 version:unknown

Posted 17 February 2007 - 10:20 AM

I looked it up on google saying the guys from xbox-linux worked on a windows 2000 on xbox. But when i looked. I didn't find anything. Mind helping me out here?

#2 torne


    X-S Expert

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 684 posts
  • Location:London, UK
  • Interests:Reverse engineering, Linux, crazy operating systems voodoo, embedded development
  • Xbox Version:v1.1
  • 360 version:v1 (xenon)

Posted 19 February 2007 - 12:26 PM

No, they didn't.

It's possible to try running Windows 2000 under QEMU or another emulator/virtualiser on Linux. It's unlikely to work well due to the shortage of memory.

#3 windowsex


    X-S Enthusiast

  • Members
  • 3 posts

Posted 08 May 2007 - 10:31 PM

I finally have time to look at getting Windows to work on the Xbox.

I understand the legal implications but from a theoretical point of view is there any reason why Insignia's SoftPC Code (and/or real Microsoft NT based NTVDM/MVDM or even Bochs/BAMBIOS source would not work - to create a Default.XBE Simulacrum BIOS which NTLDR would boot from ???

This would take the same approach which was used to get Mac's to boot Windows.

We could even go as far as creating a simulacrum BIOS then running a EFI application on top (giving a full UEFI environment) which would bring up Windows.

Tell me what you think - my email address is now colesexmyer@gmail.com

I have the money and time and capability to do this with your help.

I will even go as far as setting up a sourceforge project.

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users