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Re: Floppy troubles

In the mean time, I have managed to get a 2nd old PC (but a lot less old than my Win2K one, viz. a Celeron D with Windows 7) up and running, and it has no problem reading all of my old disks, nor does it have a problem exchanging files per disk with the Win2K machine. So I've sent the USB floppy …

Re: Floppy troubles

Yeah those external drivers are very cheap. I bought one from aliexpress a couple of years ago and it never worked fine, I had your very same problem. Then I found there are adapters to use the old floppy drives with usb, since then I use it without any issues with windows 10. That's interesting, …

Re: Floppy troubles

Which OS? I tried both Windows 10 and Windows 7. My USB floppy drive just started doing something similar to this a couple of weeks ago, on my main PC with Windows 10. But the USB floppy drive works fine on one of my Linux laptops. Mmm, I have an old Linux laptop I could try, thanks for the idea. …

Floppy troubles

I've recently booted up my old Pentium MMX with dual boot Windows 95/Windows 2000 to backup some very old stuff. It has a network card, but somehow the drivers aren't installed (I swapped hardware apparently), so the only way to get information on and off is floppies. I've bought a USB floppy drive …

Adlib capture start

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Adlib capture doesn't start until the first note is played, but am I right in assuming that it does buffer any commands issued before that? Otherwise instrument definitions wouldn't be captured. JAL

Re: DOSBox vs forks and patches

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Some more info here : http://www.vgmpf.com/Wiki/index.php/HERAD Ad Lib Inc., in its Programmer's Manual, shows the full register map of the OPL2, as far as I can see. So this may perhaps be a misinterpretation or a misremembering of that person. But that's beside the point, anyway. Agreed that it's …

Re: DOSBox vs forks and patches

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xcomcmdr wrote on 2020-10-26, 07:48: After all, this games contains specific drivers and uses undocumented features, or so the story goes anyway. Unless it uses the "composite sine wave mode", which afaik nobody has ever documented (not even Yamaha themselves), I don't think there are "undocumented …

Re: Guide to the DOSBox debugger

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But releases is not how you determine the death of a project... what's your agenda here? Not sure if I agree. For the ordinary users, it may well be. Glad to see there's still life and love for this project though, and let's end this meta-discussion here lest we invoke the wrath of a moderator :). …

Re: DOSBox debugger

Indeed! That seemed the case, even though I'm running an offical build (85.0.4183.121). Funnily enough, even middle-button click, which should also open in new tab, doesn't work, the tab closes immediately. But opening a new tab from the context menu works. Really weird...

DOSBox vs forks and patches

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I sincerely doubt it. DOSBox has been in stasis for a long time now, and the debugger hasn't been updated in decades. Would be nice to have a modern debugger like in most emulators, but I wouldn't hold your breath...

80186 socket

I've got a couple of 80186s lying around (ceramic package), and I've been tempted to start some project with them. However, I don't have sockets to put them in, and googling doesn't help. So my question is whether someone knows whether sockets for these chips are still available, and I'd so where. …


NovaCoder wrote: Yep here you go, sorry it took a few years "A few years" 😀. So what exactly is running and how? The Amithlon is an x86 machine right? But what does it run dosbox in? The underlying Linux, or the emulated 68k? JAL

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