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3.1   Hosts and Targets

Two fundamental terms used throughout the Simics manuals are host and target:

You can find a full list of terms used in the glossary (Chapter 2).

The standard host platforms for Simics are:

Built for Red Hat Linux 7.3. Simics also runs on many other Linux distributions.
Built for SuSE Linux 9.0. Simics also runs on many other AMD64 Linux distributions.
Solaris/UltraSPARC 64-bit
Built for Solaris 8. Simics also runs on Solaris 9 and 10.
Built for Windows 2000. Simics also runs on newer versions of Windows.

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