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by XorA
Mon Nov 19, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: SGC successor brainstorming
Replies: 74
Views: 4478

Re: SGC successor brainstorming

..Maybe this is being looked at from the wrong direction? Maybe we should thing in reverse and think of the original QL as a peripheral to a new single-board computer which fits within the expansion slot? It sounds like it's possibly a simpler solution to all the bottlenecks of the original system....
by XorA
Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: A Cautionary Tale
Replies: 3
Views: 555

Re: A Cautionary Tale

NormanDunbar wrote:Would that have been Chivas Regal by any chance? It's made 12 miles from where I lived most of my life, a place called Keith, I kid you not.


I have been there, caught the train from Dufftown (which I can never think of without the Duffman theme from Simpsons playing in head) :-D
by XorA
Sat Nov 03, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: QL Emulation
Topic: QPC2 on Second Screen
Replies: 12
Views: 1033

Re: QPC2 on Second Screen

Switch the primary screen to the hires one!
by XorA
Fri Nov 02, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Qltools Updated to handle ED discs.
Replies: 4
Views: 392

Re: Qltools Updated to handle ED discs.

Allows qltools to operate directly on .hfe files the hxc floppy emulator uses. Its probably broken at minute as the api changes to libhxcfe.so.

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by XorA
Fri Nov 02, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: QL Emulation
Topic: Ubuntu 14.04.4 and uqlx2017
Replies: 59
Views: 3834

Re: Ubuntu 14.04.4 and uqlx2017

Hi, I have install this on my Mint Linux 18.3 x64 Laptop, it works well and behaves the same the version I complied from the source code. Which is good as Linux does not really have a standard complied binary platform for each distribution. But if we all use a Ubuntu base then this can be establish...
by XorA
Wed Oct 31, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: QL Emulation
Topic: Ubuntu 14.04.4 and uqlx2017
Replies: 59
Views: 3834

Re: Ubuntu 14.04.4 and uqlx2017

One question: Can anyone access the native and/or USB floppy drives on Ubuntu (or another real Linux) with uQLx? On Windows with WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux) I can neither access the native nor the USB floppy drive. QPC2 at least can access the USB floppy, unfortunately not the native floppy. ...
by XorA
Wed Oct 31, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: XTC68 C Cross compiler
Replies: 19
Views: 1066

Re: XTC68 C Cross compiler

Who is in charge of SinclairQL/xtc68? We could just push the fix there! I did send a pull request to the original author but that has not been processed! Interestingly enough, I compared your repository with mine, which was forked from the SinclairQL one, and with the SinclairQL one, and your fix d...
by XorA
Wed Oct 31, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: QL Emulation
Topic: Ubuntu 14.04.4 and uqlx2017
Replies: 59
Views: 3834

Re: Ubuntu 14.04.4 and uqlx2017

Here is a round up of my Network driver and Router for UQLX, both the 2017 and the two 2018 versions. The uqlx2018 Network driver should also work OK in QPC2. The next time I do an update to the main network driver, I will make it include uqlx2018. I don't know what I will do about a uqlx2017 versi...
by XorA
Wed Oct 31, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: XTC68 C Cross compiler
Replies: 19
Views: 1066

Re: XTC68 C Cross compiler

I fixed that bug years ago. https://github.com/xXorAa/xtc68/tree/fix-stack-smashing Could this be linked to a website where one would usually look when searching for XTC68? e.g. http://www.dilwyn.me.uk/c/index.html ? Dilwyn? Who is in charge of SinclairQL/xtc68? We could just push the fix there! I ...
by XorA
Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: XTC68 C Cross compiler
Replies: 19
Views: 1066

Re: XTC68 C Cross compiler

I fixed that bug years ago.

https://github.com/xXorAa/xtc68/tree/fix-stack-smashing

Its an actual bug in the code.

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