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 on: January 30, 2023, 03:52:33 pm 
Started by stepleton - Last post by Al Kossow
Reconnected with Ron this weekend.
Here is a talk where he talks about AppleNet
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFxNwUhL3Wg

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 on: January 27, 2023, 02:23:38 pm 
Started by ried - Last post by stepleton
Nice to see you here, friend! I did join this forum at your suggestion, so thanks again for directing me. Seems perfect for a geek with a newfound appreciation for the Lisa  ;D

Howdy! As long as you're here, you might want to try asking your question about the sick Widget in a new thread, as there are more proficient experts here than me. I hope it's improving...

 33 
 on: January 27, 2023, 02:23:05 pm 
Started by sigma7 - Last post by jamesdenton
In the absence of other volunteers, I have forked the repo here https://github.com/arcanebyte/lisaem and have made a few commits this morning to fix the MacOS build script for MacOS 11+. The GTK build works, too, but there's some additional requirements that aren't documented. I'll try and update the README later with those changes. I'd like to ensure project work isn't split across multiple forks, so this can be a true community effort, if desired. If the repo should live somewhere else just let me know.

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 on: January 27, 2023, 07:53:09 am 
Started by kgraaf - Last post by jamesdenton
[edit] something seems to be missing (even if a floppy image is inserted). we may consider romless boot to floppy non functionnal now (fixable but needs work).

That was my experience, too.

I forked LisaEm over here (https://github.com/arcanebyte/lisaem) and documented the issue in BUGS.txt. Also added support for wxWidgets 3.2.1 and fixed the MacOS X build script. Need to look into the split ROM issue, or at least document how to combine them into a single file.

Ray's dev branch has some changes in ProFile code for LOS 2.0, but I'm not sure how functional it is.

 35 
 on: January 27, 2023, 07:00:29 am 
Started by kgraaf - Last post by gilles
for this test I used an already joined/interleaved boot.rom (16Kb)

I suppose this should not be too complex to fix or at least document. If romless you must have a bootable floppy inserted before pressing power on (otherwise there is no 68000 code to run at all)

[edit] something seems to be missing (even if a floppy image is inserted). we may consider romless boot to floppy non functionnal now (fixable but needs work).

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 on: January 27, 2023, 05:15:38 am 
Started by kgraaf - Last post by jamesdenton
Thanks, Gilles! I was beginning to suspect romless, too, but my attempts to use a ROM (on Mac, anyway) were greeted with the same IPC error.

EDIT: Apparently, this is a two-step process. If the ROM is split into hi and lo, and you select bootrom.hi in the Preferences menu and attempt to boot, ROMless mode will still be used *until* LisaEm has joined the hi/lo ROM files into a single boot.ROM. I seem to recall this happening automatically upon closing Prefs, but it's inconsistent now. You can attempt to boot and get presented with the "ROMless Boot" window, then hit cancel. The ROM files will be joined, then subsequent boot successful

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 on: January 27, 2023, 04:17:54 am 
Started by kgraaf - Last post by gilles
Compiled yesterday under ubuntu 22.04 (from github main branch)

compile is ok (both wx-widget and lisaem)
romless does not seem to work but runs fine with a real rom H image => this is a workaround to the "ipc null" error message
macworks 3.0 runs fine and installs on profile (boot floppy still needed for next start)
LOS 2.0 starts to install but fails on a profile/widget disk error (cannot write).

 38 
 on: January 26, 2023, 08:38:54 pm 
Started by ried - Last post by ried
New X/Profile's are definitely still available for sale and fully supported.  I know there is one in-stock ready to go and more available.
PM me and I will get you in touch with the seller.
Rick

Thank you, sir. PM'd.

 39 
 on: January 26, 2023, 08:38:10 pm 
Started by ried - Last post by ried
Thanks for the nice words about Cameo/Aphid :-)
If there winds up being no way to get an X/ProFile, then another option could be the IDEFile http://john.ccac.rwth-aachen.de:8000/patrick/idefile.htm . It's closer to the correct shape, although you may have to make some mounting hardware, and you do have to assemble it all yourself. It's a highly reliable device that I've been using for nearly ten years now!

Nice to see you here, friend! I did join this forum at your suggestion, so thanks again for directing me. Seems perfect for a geek with a newfound appreciation for the Lisa  ;D

That certainly is a neat project, too. I'm afraid it might be a little beyond my abilities at this time, but I'll keep that in mind as a long-term project.

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 on: January 26, 2023, 06:24:00 pm 
Started by ried - Last post by Lisa2
New X/Profile's are definitely still available for sale and fully supported.  I know there is one in-stock ready to go and more available.
PM me and I will get you in touch with the seller.
Rick

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