[Rpcemu] RO5.17 (was Getting started with RPCEmu for Mac OS)

Francis Devereux francis at devrx.org
Wed Sep 29 11:39:46 PDT 2010


On 28 Sep 2010, at 23:41, Musus Umbra wrote:

> I've just done a couple of quick experiments with RO5.17 with RPCEmu 
> 0.8.8, following the instructions at 
> http://www.marutan.net/rpcemu/ro5.html

> I tried different setups to see what worked and what failed;  here's my 
> results...
> 
> RPCEmu built for x86_64, on Linux:
> 
> * cpu_type ARM610 + interpreter => hangs at the RO5 splash screen, with 
> an hourglass running after step C.
> 
> * cpu_type ARM610 + recompiler => Gives an abort on data transfer at 
> &FC141D5C at step 3, but Cancelling that error allows me to continue. 
> Step D is instead replaced with the recurring 'ofla' error box after the 
> RO5 splash screen.
> 
> * cpu_type SA110 + interpreter => All is well.
> 
> * cpu_type SA110 + recompiler => Same abort on data transfer as with 
> ARM610, but no other problems.  RPCEmu boots into RO5.7 just fine and I 
> say "Cool."
> 
> Built for i686 (still on Linux):
> 
> * cpu_type ARM610 + interpreter => Never makes it to step D.  On reboot 
> the rpc sits at the RO5 splash screen with an hourglass running.
> 
> * cpu_type ARM610 + recompiler => Never makes it to step D.  On reboot 
> the rpc throws a never ending series of 'File ofla not found error 
> boxes'.
> 
> * cpu_type SA110 + interpreter => All is well.
> 
> * cpu_type SA110 + recompiler => All is well.

Thanks for those tests Adny :-)

Behaviour on Mac is similar to Linux/i686 for cpu types ARM610 and SA110 with recompiler (I've never tried it with recompiler).

RPCEmu is always built as 32-bit on OS X.  It can't be built as 64-bit because Allegro can't be built as 64-bit on OS X.

Francis




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