Re: [stella] the B. Watson's problem...

Subject: Re: [stella] the B. Watson's problem...
From: Rob <kudla@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2001 00:10:56 -0400
At 10:46 PM 8/22/01 -0400, B. Watson wrote:
>> You should switch to a DOS or WIN system with Z26, or test on the real
>> thing. You're definitely heading for a bad surprise here.
>Unfortunately, there's not room enough in here to set up my other machine
>and there's not enough space on the disks in this machine to dual-boot it.
>But, there's always the dining room table, once I clean it off... though
>the dining room is a less-than-ideal place to do development (the cat
>*will* have my attention, one way or the other!)

Has anyone gotten Z26 to run under DOSEMU or WINE?  I tried using PCAE
under vmware last year; sound didn't work and when I entered the debugger
it locked the virtual machine up hard.  Dual booting isn't an option
because my development machine is also my web, file and print server.
Yeah, I have another home PC that runs Windows but I don't really want to
write code using a 25" TV as a monitor.

I've looked at the Z26 source and my current skills are definitely below
porting that much assembler to Linux.  Here's hoping the MESS guys
eventually get an accurate 2600 emulation going, since apparently our two
choices right now are pirating Win98 or using inaccurate emulation :P

On the 'bright' side, anyone who switches to Win2k or WinXP may very well
have the same problems ;)


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