Re: Re-Introducing the First, and Fully Functional, Lisa Emulator

From: Kallikak <ken.wessen_at_email.domain.hidden>
Date: Sun, 28 Jan 2007 20:48:24 -0800

Just tried the new version on XP - disk insert is now working. I'm having some troubles reading DART images though - Lisa OS images copied right off an Apple CD...


On Jan 29, 3:14 pm, Ray Arachelian <r..._at_email.domain.hidden> wrote:
> Kallikak wrote:
> > I hope you can solve the disk insertion on XP crash - it's just too
> > slow to use on my mac (350MHz G3 manages only an emulated speed of
> > around 1MHz)...I've no idea what that is as I don't have XP. It seems to work on w2k.
> I did see that before with OS X, seems a bug in wxFileSelector.
> Please let me know if you still experience that bug, I guess I can try a
> few things and see if it will work, but I don't have access to any
> machine with XP as I'm mostly a unix guy.
> Also, note that the display speed is useless. It's an aggregation of
> the CPU cycles since startup vs the milliseconds passed since startup,
> so even if it says 5Mhz exactly, it doesn't mean much for a particular
> period in time - say the last 2 seconds.
> I'm overhauling the source code with help from Brian, and then the
> timing mechanism next, but it'll be a while. The next big preview
> version will probably move the skins out of the binary and into
> individual png's and the same will go for sounds, this should speed up
> the big wait on startup. That hasn't been done yet, maybe a week or two.
> Hopefully I'll be able to do a release a week or so, that's not a
> promise, just a hope, but I'm willing to recompile the win32 version a
> few times privately for testing.
> All that said, "Come and Get it" - I just put up a new version that
> fixes a lot of bugs. I'm sure I've introduced a few more than I've
> taken out, but isn't that how it works in this business? :-)

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