[Rpcemu] Risc OS 6.20

Gerald Holdsworth gerald at hollypops.co.uk
Wed Jan 9 00:24:19 PST 2013


On 8 Jan 2013, at 19:44, Tony Moore wrote:

> On 8 Jan 2013, Gerald Holdsworth <gerald at hollypops.co.uk> wrote:
> 
> [snip]
> 
>> Could it be something in the cmos.ram file?
> 
> Yes, indeed, that was the problem - many thanks for the suggestion. I
> installed a new copy of RPCEmu and then copied the cmos.ram and rpc.cfg
> files to the folder containing the 6.20 files. On starting RPCEmu, the
> familiar RISC OS logo appeared, but the boot stopped, with an error
> message about incompatible fonts. *unplug on that screen showed that, as
> in your installaion, FontManager was unplugged. RMReinit fixed that and,
> on re-starting RPCEmu, the boot completed into the desktop. Brilliant!

Nice. Glad it all works for you.

> 
> I haven't gone far in configuring the new installation but all seems to
> be working as expected - one minor reservation is that setting memory to
> 256MB causes the mouse pointer to disappear. However 128MB is fine.
> 
> Before we forget the way we came, one of us needs to write a step-by-
> step installation guide. Will that be you, or me?

I'll write one. Who do I send it to? Or just post it here?

> 
> Gerald, congratulations on solving this apparently intractible problem,
> and many thanks for your encouragement.

Anytime Tony.

Cheers,

Gerald.



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