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terrorphile
is there any way to boot & run-> dos? with some type of decent sound emulation?

z5500 sharp 310
skoorb
dos or terminal?

linux doesn't do dos

as a matter of fact dos is really linux's biotch
Guest_MrSquishy
Dos is so much Linux's bitch, that you really can run dos on Linux.

Check out Dosbox, qemu and bochs.

Someone else may speak for the useability of any of those programs on a Zaurus however.

Im guessing you want a portable nostalgia machine for old games?
If so, there are also other projects like ScummVM that are designed to run specific games on newer hardware directly, without the need for a full dos environment.

There are many others, such as for the Sierra Adventure games.
terrorphile
QUOTE(skoorb @ Oct 22 2004, 08:52 PM)
dos or terminal?

linux doesn't do dos

as a matter of fact dos is really linux's biotch

would not that be stating the obvious?

im not planning on hacking the nsa through someones wifi

so it really does not matter to me the superiority issues

i need a full dos enviroment to do what i need to do
i only care about sound and graphics
the best sound i can get out of the z5500 w/ sharp rom 3.10 the better
i plan on running oldskool mod trackers on it such as AST,AXS,Fast Tracker,Pro Tracker.......etc

when it comes to linux, running sound/mod trackers there is nothing useable...yet

BTW a close friend of mine said i would have to be a masochist to try making music using linux...................he was right.
terrorphile
QUOTE(Guest_MrSquishy @ Oct 22 2004, 10:03 PM)
Dos is so much Linux's bitch, that you really can run dos on Linux.

Check out Dosbox, qemu and bochs.

Someone else may speak for the useability of any of those programs on a Zaurus however.

Im guessing you want a portable nostalgia machine for old games?
If so, there are also other projects like ScummVM that are designed to run specific games on newer hardware directly, without the need for a full dos environment.

There are many others, such as for the Sierra Adventure games.


QUOTE(zbochs page)
Run Bochs
Just like other linux system, get your disk,bios image, edit .bochsrc, then run "bochs -q".
on my Zaurus, enable sb16 emulation will make bochs halt at the BX_INFO("midi..... line. remark it, then bochs can work with wavemode=1
and without midi, but I still can't heard any sound. I got similiar situation on PC.

To exit bochs, type the magic sequence "exexbo". Mouse is limited supported in this version, only left button is support and to move the mouse, you have to use your stylus like a mouse not a stylus. what I mean is, you can't expect that ypu point somewhere on your screen, then the cursor will go to the place you want. All you can do is drag the cursor. And use your stylus to touch the screen(without drag) to toggle the left button status. when you touch screen once, then left button is pressed, touch again to release left button. so one clicked need you to touch screen twice while a double click cost you four touchs.



if anything i think DOSBox probably would be the best for me to explore, again....
nevarrie
QUOTE
i plan on running oldskool mod trackers on it such as AST,AXS,Fast Tracker,Pro Tracker.......etc


I would almost thingk it woudl be best to get one of the linux mod trackers and compile it for the zaurus...not sure if anyone has yet though? Might be something that shoudl be added to OpenEmbedded.
grendel
QUOTE(nevarrie @ Oct 25 2004, 09:51 PM)
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i plan on running oldskool mod trackers on it such as AST,AXS,Fast Tracker,Pro Tracker.......etc


I would almost thingk it woudl be best to get one of the linux mod trackers and compile it for the zaurus...not sure if anyone has yet though? Might be something that shoudl be added to OpenEmbedded.

hasnt mikmod being ported to oe yet?
slapout
I've heard of someone running older trackers on (I think) a pocket pc using an atari emulator. There is an atari st emulator for the Z, but i'm not sure if it'll run any trackers. Sorry i don't have a link. I think there's an amiga emu somewhere too but i'm not sure.
cho1ce
that could have very well been me

but the thing is, the emulator doesnt have sound
so its pointless to use

but

theres a guy here doing some nice stuff

http://dwarfhouse.linux-box.net/projects/EwokTracker/
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