[Rpcemu] Getting started with RPCEmu for Mac OS

Francis Devereux francis at devrx.org
Tue Sep 28 03:02:03 PDT 2010


Please reply to the list.  I don't have much time to help troubleshoot so you're more likely to get help if you do so.

On 28 Sep 2010, at 10:54, Chris Wraight wrote:

> Thanks Francis.
> 
>> Try http://www.devrx.org/software/rpcemu/rpcemu-spoon-fjd-2010-09-27.zip.
>> I've made the poduleroms loader skip files starting with '.', so it should
>> skip  the .DS_Store file.
> 
> This new version enables RPCEmu to get going. When I ran it, the Boot sequence 
> was still compressed, but I got to the desktop OK after a 'Disk not recognised' 
> error. Once there, I changed the filetype of HardDisc4 to 'Utility' and 
> double-clicked it. This unpacked the disc image, which I copied into the root 
> directory of the hard disc. I then configured RPCEmu to boot from HostFS as 
> instructed.
> 
> 
> After doing that, RPCEmu doesn't get to the desktop. The start-up screen reads:
> 
> RISC OS 24MB
> ARM 610 Processor
> RPCEmu Host filing system
> Error: Internal error: abort on data transfer at &00FBD00C (Error number 
> &80000002)
> 
> Followed by the *-prompt and flashing cursor. Typing *desktop brings up the 
> desktop, but the Boot sequence clearly hasn't run, and everything is very 
> unreliable - running any applications will crash the system, and the sprites are 
> corrupted.
> 
> Any pointers as to what I'm doing wrong would be much appreciated. I've attached 
> the error log below.
> 
> Thanks,
> Chris
> 
> RPCEmu 0.8.8-devel [DYNAREC NO_DEBUG]
> Build: 32-bit binary
> Compiler: GCC version 4.2.1 (Apple Inc. build 5664)
> OS: SysName = Darwin
> OS: Release = 10.4.1
> OS: Version = Darwin Kernel Version 10.4.1: Wed May 12 21:36:54 PDT 2010; 
> root:xnu-1504.7.50~2/RELEASE_I386
> OS: Machine = i386
> Allegro version ID: Allegro 4.4.1, MacOS X
> Host Colour Depth: 32
> loadconfig: network_type = "off"
> loadconfig: mouse_following = "1"
> loadconfig: cdrom_type = "0"
> loadconfig: cdrom_enabled = "0"
> loadconfig: blit_optimisation = "0"
> loadconfig: refresh_rate = "60"
> loadconfig: stretch_mode = "0"
> loadconfig: sound_enabled = "0"
> loadconfig: vram_size = "2"
> loadconfig: cpu_type = "ARM710"
> loadconfig: mem_size = "16"
> initpodulerom: Successfully loaded 'hostfs,ffa' into podulerom
> initpodulerom: Successfully loaded 'hostfsfiler,ffa' into podulerom
> Request for unhandled I2C device 00
> Request for unhandled I2C device 68
> Request for unhandled I2C device 68
> HostFS: Registration request version 1 accepted
> Request for unhandled I2C device 68
> 
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