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RPCEmu - Open Source RiscPC Emulator

riscos.info maintains the source repository for RPCEmu, developed by Tom Walker. Peter Naulls did the port to Linux. Chris Williams did the Mac OS X PPC port. RPCEmu is an interpretative emulator of Acorn RiscPC-class hardware. It includes working emulation of ARM6 and ARM7 cores, IDE and Floppy emulation, VIDC20 and IOMD chipset emulation, and other features.

Present limitations:

  • No access to host drives - floppy or optical.
  • No network access.

Developer help wanted

In case you are a developer and want to spend some time on RPCEmu project, this is a non-exhaustive list of ideas to get you inspired:

  • It would be a good thing to have Windows, Linux and Mac OS X ports unified.
  • Address its emulation limitations (like host drive and network access)

Make sure you involve Tom Walker when doing development on RPCEmu.


Emulation of RISC OS
RPCEmu, QEMU, Arcem, VirtualAcorn, RedSquirrel, Arculator
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