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On Acorn World show is back this September:

The "Centre for Computing History" table looks mainly 32-bit to me. Also there'll probably be some RISC OS stuff on the homebrew tables. Plus the ROOL talk.

 is a RISC OS UserTomWalker on 28/7/09 5:53PM
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On Acorn World show is back this September:

It's a part of Retro Reunited, so they're more likely to know it by that name.

 is a RISC OS UserTomWalker on 27/7/09 4:07PM
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On RISC OS 5 spotted running on RPCEmu:

Yes, this all looks about right. It all looks to be hard-coded for a specific machine - which is all they needed for initial development and to show off at Wakefield.

I'd guess that it might be better for real hardware if they emulate the new ARMv5 instructions (I think CLZ is the only one likely to be used) so that Iyonix application software can still work - though there's no reason these instructions can't be implemented in RPCemu.

 is a RISC OS UserTomWalker on 29/4/09 10:31AM
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On RISC OS 5 spotted running on RPCEmu:

Did you find the same problems with !Draw and !Help - that they contain ARMv5 instructions, and promptly crash? Just want to check it's their bug and not mine.

Mouse - I had to reconfigure the mouse every time I booted the OS. I have a feeling that PS/2 mice are the only ones supported, and hence you won't be able to use it on a RiscPC.

 is a RISC OS UserTomWalker on 29/4/09 9:01AM
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On Wakefield 2009 wrap-up, photos and video:

RPCemu's CPU emulation isn't at fault, it's the podule ROMs and the various SWI hacks for hostfs, networking etc that break it. Also on bootup 5.15 loads an invalid mousetype into CMOS, which is annoying. 5.15 is running quite happily on my machine now.

 is a RISC OS UserTomWalker on 28/4/09 8:34PM
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