Re: [stella] z26 linux port snapshot

Subject: Re: [stella] z26 linux port snapshot
From: Adam Thornton <adam@xxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2004 10:09:00 -0500
On Wed, 2004-04-21 at 09:45, B. Watson wrote:
> This is still a work in progress.
> Main issue we're trying to solve now is the framerate botch. There are now
> 3 versions of the timing code to try: see README.timing for explanation.
> Also, I've had a report that z26 doesn't work properly on SMP machines.
> Would love to get confirmation of this (I don't have anything with more
> than one CPU except some old Sparcstations, not x86).

My issue is probably with my sound card rather than with the SMP,
although short of swapping the card, which I won't have time to do for a
while, I will not really know.

> Also also, I'm interested in performance on slow CPUs. I suspect that
> the Windows version runs better on slower machines than the Linux
> version does. If anyone has a 500MHz or slower machine that dual-boots,
> I'd love to get confirmation of this.

I have a 500 Mhz laptop right here I can try it on in a bit.


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