[Rpcemu] RPCEmu 0.8.9

Tony Moore old_coaster at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Jan 2 04:30:36 PST 2012


On 2 Jan 2012, Bernard Veasey <bernard at bapfish.org.uk> wrote:
> In message <524b295df8dave at triffid.co.uk>
>           Dave Symes <dave at triffid.co.uk> wrote:
> > In article <20120101202225.GB24122 at spod.org>,
> >    Peter Howkins <rpcemu.howkins at marutan.net> wrote:

[snip]

> > >   - A new option to reduce CPU usage. By enabling this menu
> > >     option, RPCEmu will attempt to reduce its CPU usage by
> > >     utilising the 'Idle' feature of RISC OS. Once enabled, the CPU
> > >     usage should reduce roughly 30 seconds after booting RISC OS
> > >     provided that activity is low enough. No 'Portable' module is
> > >     required to use this feature. This is partly based on code by
> > >     Jeffrey Lee.
>
> > Here, RO 4.02 Emu 0.8.9 running under Core 2 Duo and Win 7 (32bit)
>
> > If the above is ticked, you cannot Exit Emu, either by Ctrl-Shift
> > f12 or from the Switcher menu option.
>
> > With the above unticked, no problem.

[snip]

> I have the same problem as above. I am running RISC OS 4.02 - I am
> using Windows 7 Pro 64-bit with an AMD Phenom II 1090T 6 core 3.2GHz
> processor. It also goes wrong on Windows XP Pro 32-bit with an Intel
> Core 2 Duo 6400 2.13GHz processor.

No problem here: RPCEmu 0.8.9 running RO 4.39 on a Vista Home Basic host
(one of its few redeeming features?).

Many thanks for the upgrade.

Tony






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