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Re: SVN builds - new driver flood [Re: Anna Wu] #45233 10/01/08 04:00 PM
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Micko is very helpful as developer. Especially if new drivers exist. smile
He is not overly didactic and his explanations are clear also for non programmers.

I can report him very fast,if some problems exist.

You see, I not collect roms/software for personal using only.
I try to help the developer and spend a lot of time for testing.
Unfortunately, this kind of cooperation not exist with some other developers but is ok for me.

PS: Arbee and judge are also very understandable and helpful.

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Re: SVN builds - new driver flood [Re: Anna Wu] #45268 10/02/08 06:40 PM
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It exist a nice Sonic clone game for MSX.
Unfortunately it need the V9958 graphic support.
MESS emulate this graphic chip not at all.
The game is not working.






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Re: SVN builds - new driver flood [Re: Anna Wu] #45301 10/04/08 09:47 AM
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Originally Posted By Anna Wu
SVN revision 3349

AX-350 driver
Al Alamiah MSX2 clone

It seems the driver have problems with bigger cartridge sizes.
Metal Gear 2 (524K)



Problem solved. smile Thanks, Micko !

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Re: SVN builds - new driver flood [Re: Anna Wu] #45302 10/04/08 11:04 AM
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SVN revision 3379

Superboard II driver

Is the driver broken ?
If i start the driver, i have a permanent tone like playing tape.
Cannot use keyboard.

Meanwhile, I will test the WinOsi emulator.

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Re: SVN builds - new driver flood [Re: Anna Wu] #45305 10/04/08 12:05 PM
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SVN revision 3376

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[LYNX] Added partial support for .lyx files.


I know it is not fully working now.
Just tried to load cart with .lyx extension (converted by ucon64 tool). I can load but graphic errors.
Not sure it is depent of my conversion or of driver.


Re: SVN builds - new driver flood [Re: Anna Wu] #45306 10/04/08 12:23 PM
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Originally Posted By Anna Wu
Superboard II driver

Is the driver broken ?


yes and no. there is some problem (the continuous sound you hear... I suggest you to turn off the sound emulation for the moment)

but to start the driver you have to press Shift + C (i.e. capital C), then press Enter twice and you're finally able to reach the command prompt.

I'll add a note to sysinfo about this.

Originally Posted By Anna Wu

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[LYNX] Added partial support for .lyx files.


I know it is not fully working now.
Just tried to load cart with .lyx extension (converted by ucon64 tool). I can load but graphic errors.
Not sure it is depent of my conversion or of driver.


the "partial support" refers to the fact that we don't support lyx images of games which use memory bank 1 (not sure if any exist however). these would probably fail to load or start both in lnx and lyx format.

the graphical issues are not related to the file format but to incomplete emulation of the lynx (and I have no idea how to improve it at the moment frown ). you would have the same exact issues with a lnx file.

thanks for testing, anyway smile

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Originally Posted By etabeta78
Originally Posted By Anna Wu
Superboard II driver

Is the driver broken ?


yes and no. there is some problem (the continuous sound you hear... I suggest you to turn off the sound emulation for the moment)

but to start the driver you have to press Shift + C (i.e. capital C), then press Enter twice and you're finally able to reach the command prompt.

I'll add a note to sysinfo about this.


This didn't entirely work for me. Looking at the todo list in driver code, a lot of work still needs to be done on this driver.

Oh, it works if I keep shift pressed.


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Re: SVN builds - new driver flood [Re: Anna Wu] #45309 10/04/08 01:16 PM
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the "partial support" refers to the fact that we don't support lyx images of games which use memory bank 1 (not sure if any exist however). these would probably fail to load or start both in lnx and lyx format.

the graphical issues are not related to the file format but to incomplete emulation of the lynx (and I have no idea how to improve it at the moment frown ). you would have the same exact issues with a lnx file.

thanks for testing, anyway smile


Thanks for the info !

Lynx driver

Just a example : Blockout

Picture 1 = Blockout.lnx
Picture 2 = Blockout.lyx (ucon64 --lyx Blockout.lnx)



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Re: SVN builds - new driver flood [Re: Anna Wu] #45310 10/04/08 01:56 PM
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thanks for the example case, the 2-3 lyx files I found and tested had no issues

I'll try to find the problem and (hopefully) a solution smile

Re: SVN builds - new driver flood [Re: Anna Wu] #45311 10/04/08 03:51 PM
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Lynx driver
.lyx cart support

Found the first commercial game which works after conversion :
Batman Returns

Continue tests.

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