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Re: ex- USSR and Soviet Bloc hardware [Re: shattered] #106264 07/01/16 09:34 PM
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Great work shattered!

The only thing that disturbs me a bit with the daisy thing is that it is called z80daisy, there should rather be a didaisy.cpp or something to derive variants from, there are daisy chain signals in the vme bus also but it feels wrong to use anything 8 bit or Zilog near anything Motorola 16-64bit like the VME bus. I might get there one day with a pull request, who knows :-)

Re: ex- USSR and Soviet Bloc hardware [Re: shattered] #106266 07/01/16 10:27 PM
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:-)

'if a shoe fits, wear it' -- well, it doesn't quite fit but was good enough to allow RESET insn to do something useful.

Re: ex- USSR and Soviet Bloc hardware [Re: shattered] #106309 07/03/16 06:41 PM
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With a bit more work (had to add rtscts flow control to null_modem), the graphics terminal (dvk_kcgd) is running. This board emulates a vt52, vt100 or vt220, and can run uploaded software (which is how vt220 emulator is done). Naturally, some of that software is game software smile


proof of concept -- 132-column mode with light background.


Demos, a Unix port for the DVK. Demos itself runs under SIMH for now, console is in MESS.

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Re: ex- USSR and Soviet Bloc hardware [Re: shattered] #106314 07/03/16 07:43 PM
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Originally Posted By shattered
With a bit more work (had to add rtscts flow control to null_modem), the graphics terminal (dvk_kcgd) is running. This board emulates a vt52, vt100 or vt220, and can run uploaded software (which is how vt220 emulator is done). Naturally, some of that software is game software smile




cool. is this the first time SIMH and MAME have been cooperatively running?

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Re: ex- USSR and Soviet Bloc hardware [Re: shattered] #106316 07/03/16 07:53 PM
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I've done this before, it's quite easy btw. SIMH has to be started first.

SIMH -- add 'set console telnet=12345' to config file
MAME -- mess $drivername -bitb socket.localhost:12345

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and this is why this terminal got emulated smile






Re: ex- USSR and Soviet Bloc hardware [Re: shattered] #106330 07/03/16 09:51 PM
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is all this stuff making the software lists in some form?

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The software being shown is running in SIMH, MAME is just emulating a terminal connecting to it.

Re: ex- USSR and Soviet Bloc hardware [Re: shattered] #106332 07/03/16 10:05 PM
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right, but is the software being documented? even if there's no driver to connect it to directly, it would be a shame if the software ends up being lost.

Re: ex- USSR and Soviet Bloc hardware [Re: shattered] #106335 07/03/16 10:15 PM
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Yes, these will be documented. The game was loaded from rt-11 started in another instance of mame (the terminal uses same cpu and chipset as the host).

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