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Re: SVN builds - new driver flood [Re: Anna Wu] #51664 07/14/09 07:31 AM
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SVN r5211
trs80m3 driver

The driver with selected Level 2 Rev. B/C bios is not working right ?

Someone is able to load and start any disk with Level 1 or Level 2 Network III bios ?

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Re: SVN builds - new driver flood [Re: Anna Wu] #51674 07/14/09 09:48 PM
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SVN r5205+

Virtual Boy driver (still in progress)


Re: SVN builds - new driver flood [Re: Anna Wu] #51675 07/14/09 10:29 PM
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even better screens here

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congratulations to micko!

Re: SVN builds - new driver flood [Re: Anna Wu] #51676 07/14/09 10:46 PM
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SVN r5230+

Visual 1050 driver

If i mount/load a unzipped .dsk file, no problems.
With zipped .dsk file I get a error.

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Re: SVN builds - new driver flood [Re: Anna Wu] #51677 07/14/09 10:55 PM
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are there multiple files in the zip file? also try to unzip and then rezip the image, sometimes it's a non-standard zipfile image to create problems

Re: SVN builds - new driver flood [Re: etabeta78] #51679 07/14/09 11:00 PM
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Originally Posted By etabeta78
are there multiple files in the zip file? also try to unzip and then rezip the image, sometimes it's a non-standard zipfile image to create problems


No, the zipped file content only ONE .dsk file.
Example: cpm30a.dsk to cpm30a.zip
Also I rezipped the file several times.
If the zipped file is wrong, the disk will not boot.
It is booting but later come the error.

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Re: SVN builds - new driver flood [Re: Anna Wu] #51680 07/14/09 11:02 PM
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it's been a long time since I've seen a similar problem... zip support in MESS is usually very stable. not sure about the way disks are handled by the driver: probably Curt may give more info/advices

Re: SVN builds - new driver flood [Re: etabeta78] #51681 07/14/09 11:05 PM
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Originally Posted By etabeta78
it's been a long time since I've seen a similar problem... zip support in MESS is usually very stable. not sure about the way disks are handled by the driver: probably Curt may give more info/advices


This is the reason why I post it. smile
I am sure, Curt read it.

Re: SVN builds - new driver flood [Re: Anna Wu] #51684 07/15/09 01:25 AM
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Notice the error is a write protect error - MESS is not capable of writing to disks inside of zip archives (because it would have to re-zip them every time) so zipped disks behave like write-protected disks. If the emulated computer doesn't like write-protected disks for whatever reason, then you'll just have to use unzipped images. (You might want to keep unmodified backups somewhere though.)

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Re: SVN builds - new driver flood [Re: Justin] #51686 07/15/09 06:59 AM
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Originally Posted By Justin
Notice the error is a write protect error - MESS is not capable of writing to disks inside of zip archives (because it would have to re-zip them every time) so zipped disks behave like write-protected disks. If the emulated computer doesn't like write-protected disks for whatever reason, then you'll just have to use unzipped images. (You might want to keep unmodified backups somewhere though.)


This can be the reason. Thank you for the Info !

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