[Rpcemu] RPCEmu and RO 5.20
old_coaster at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Aug 10 14:59:46 PDT 2013
On 10 Aug 2013, Dave Symes <dave at triffid.co.uk> wrote:
> In article <2a92007953.old_coaster at old_coaster.yahoo.co.uk>,
> Tony Moore <old_coaster at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> > The Softloader is not used by RPCEmu.
> It was on my old errant 5.20.
Maybe I should have said that the Softloader is not intended to be used
> Like Select RO is started the boot sequence on 5.19 then the Softload
> started (Y/N) and continues after that to 5.20
> I followed Steve's instructions step by step.
Steve Revill says that
This is a brief guide to the steps that you should probably go
through when upgrading from one version of RISC OS to the next. It
does not include instructions for system-specific issues ...
In this case, the system-specific issues are found in the RPCEmu User
Manual, where http://www.marutan.net/rpcemu/manual/romimage.html says
These files [ROM images] should then be copied to the machine running
RPCEmu and placed in the 'roms' directory.
and http://www.marutan.net/rpcemu/ro5.html notes
Unofficial IOMD ROM Build from Tom Walker. (Once these changes have
been merged into the ROOL tree, a ROM from ROOL will be usable
instead). The ROM Image file required is inside the archive with a
name dUI300-00 or similar. The rest of the softload application isn't
needed with RPCEmu.
> And towards the end of the process he writes...
> * add the RISC OS 5.20 softload.
> Which is exactly what I did.
It's clear, from the rpcemu links, that the ROM should be removed from
the softload and installed, on its own, in the 'roms' folder.
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