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Re: Basic program and RS232 communications

I forgot, you can still access the uart in hardware from the dosbox, all accesses will be mapped through. 16550 manual: http://www-s.ti.com/sc/ds/tl16c550c.pdf Works with any other 16550 too including auto flow. Only other thing is that you have to set the PIC if you use a PC. You can take this part …

Re: Basic program and RS232 communications

Typically you can open a filename "COM1", this should open the Serial Port as configured in Win device manager. It's a synonym like LPT for parallel a.s.o. I don't know much about modern basic, but you should be able to print# and get# chars or bytes then from there. In C it would be CreateFile , …

Re: The Legacy Card of Choice...?

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Well MegaEM doesn't work with newest versions of EMM386, but it just works fine with QEMM386. So you can switch the Manager to AUTO that will give XMS or EMS on demand. It was stated that this is slower than Himem, which is true. But thats as soon as you have any mid class Pentium system, this …

Soundfont Conversion SF2 to 94B

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Hello, I own a SB 32 and a Dream9407 based Wavetable card. Both use different soundfont formats. I would like to convert some SF2 Soundfonts that are widely available to the 94B format for the Dream. I have looked through the net already but couln't find such tool. Someone knows of such program (or …

Re: The Legacy Card of Choice...?

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My DOS PC System is configured this way: http://www.vogons.org/viewtopic.php?t=11902 I had huge problem if I switched the Bios to PnP OS - No. Its was not a problem of assigning PCI Cards, but there aren't enough resources that the Bios can configure each card. So it skips some completely. For this …

Re: The Legacy Card of Choice...?

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I had to do alot of fiddling around with PnP and it goes like this: Lets take a SB 32 PnP or AWE 32 PnP or AWE 64 PnP, which is PnP wise the same. Set Bios to PnP OS - YES. So the Bios will only initialize resources for devices needed for boot, like IDE and Graphics. If you set it to no it will try …

My DOS Games PC

Pentium MMX 166 MHz Gigabyte 586HX (early Revision) with Intel 430HX Chipset 128 MB PS2/SIMM 2*32+4*16 all L2 cached (12 Bit TAG RAM) Elsa Victory Erazor Riva128 4MB Voodoo2 12MB HighPoint 372N UDMA Controller Realtek 8139C 100 MBit SB32 PnP with 8 MB SIMM Wavetable (This is a AWE without the 512 KB …

Re: Which of these 4 ISA sound cards do you recommend?

The DREAM SAM9407 was used as part of the Maxi Sound 64 Series from Guillemot and Terratec EWS64. Some Picture can be found here: http://www.cooling-station.net/index.php?page=museum&id=61 It has: 128 Instruments, 97 Sound Variations, 200 Percussions in 16 Drum Sets in4 MB ROM 64 Voices Polyphony …

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