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

From: Kallikak <ken.wessen_at_email.domain.hidden>
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2007 19:17:58 -0800

I find the cross-hairs a little disconcerting, and would prefer it to just show the mouse - even if the mouse lags a little.

I haven't had any luck with the Lisa OS 2.0 disks from the mothership, but version 3 and the associated apps all look fine.

It's certainly funny when it complains about the date but won't let me set a year greater than 1995! :-)


On Jan 30, 2:08 pm, "Hex Star" <hexs..._at_email.domain.hidden> wrote:
> Ah yep the ROM is version H, and yeah you're right...I was assuming the x/x
> was some kind of version number but now starting with 1/5 it installed
> fine...thanks guys :D
> also about that floppy issue...I too notice it...if you try a floppy image
> and it's not liked then there's no way to insert a different floppy because
> it says a floppy is already inserted and to eject it first...but how can you
> eject it when there's no menu option to eject floppies and often this occurs
> at times when it's prompting for a floppy and there's no option on the
> screen to eject a floppy hopefully this issue will get resolved
> :-)
> other then that this emulator seems to be running LOS and
> MacWorks to work great and I look forward to further exploring the world of
> Lisa when time allows...keep up the great work...hope you continue to
> maintain this great emulator for a long time to come :-D :-)
> On 1/29/07, James MacPhail <g..._at_email.domain.hidden> wrote:
> > >newest version of LisaEm and I still get that error message
> > >the system image I'm trying to boot is Lisa Office System 5/5.image
> > Ok, that would be the problem. You are supposing that 5 is newer than 4,
> > etc., but in fact, since LOS does not fit on 1 floppy, the number
> > indicates
> > the floppy number, not the version.
> > You will need to get images 1..5, and disk 1 will be the only bootable one
> > (which contains the LOS installer). After initializing the ProFile, the
> > installer will ask for the subsequent disks.
> > FYI, the last version of LOS is 3.1.
> > Off the top of my head, the only other versions were 1.0, 2.0, and 3.0.
> > >the version of the ROM is booth.bin
> > I suppose that is version H (the last one), but if problems recur, confirm
> > by checking the top right of the Lisa window to see what version is
> > displayed there during the self-test.
> > HTH,
> > James

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