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by Derek_Stewart
Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Symmetric multiprocessing...
Replies: 44
Views: 1661

Re: Symmetric multiprocessing...

Hi Dave,

You talk about a modified Minerva, which is an excellent operating system.

Why not use SMSQ/E?
by Derek_Stewart
Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Symmetric multiprocessing...
Replies: 44
Views: 1661

Re: Symmetric multiprocessing...

Hi Dave,

I like both proposals, but could you detail the possible advantages of each system.

Is each CPU able to be programmed for separate tasks?
by Derek_Stewart
Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: FlashbackSE misbehaving on Q68
Replies: 9
Views: 412

Re: FlashbackSE misbehaving on Q68

Hi,

I have been reading the updates file, is the Screen Save option in Flashback enabled, this may explain the QL screen present on executing the Flashback application.

Is it possible to disable the screen save function?
by Derek_Stewart
Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Controlling DIR scrolling
Replies: 9
Views: 269

Re: Controlling DIR scrolling

Hi, Here is a S*Basic implementation of the DIR comand, with no screen pause: 100 dir$="win1_" 110 ch=3 120 OPEN_DIR#ch,(dir$) 130 no_files=0 140 REPeat loop 150 IF EOF(#ch):EXIT loop 160 GET #ch\no_files*64+14,a$ 170 IF a$<>'': PRINT a$ 180 BGET #ch\no_files*64+64 190 no_files=no_files+1 ...
by Derek_Stewart
Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: FlashbackSE misbehaving on Q68
Replies: 9
Views: 412

Re: FlashbackSE misbehaving on Q68

I have no objections to sending a copy to Derek, but unfortunately, the copyright is held by Sector Software - I only supply an update to the original software to fix bugs and add more functionality.... Hi Rich, Thank you for the authorisation. I have have a brief look at Flashback on 2 Q68 compute...
by Derek_Stewart
Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Controlling DIR scrolling
Replies: 9
Views: 269

Re: Controlling DIR scrolling

Hi, Two ways to do this: 1) Open a channel to a file and do a DIR to the channel to open file, then read the files back: OPEN_NEW #3,dir_list: DIR #3,win1_: CLOSE #3 or with Toolkit 2 ch=FOP_NEW ('dir_list'): DIR #ch: CLOSE #ch Both give a listing of the default directory. The file dir_list holds th...
by Derek_Stewart
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: FlashbackSE misbehaving on Q68
Replies: 9
Views: 412

Re: FlashbackSE misbehaving on Q68

Hi, It is hard to see what is going on, as the Q68 SMSQ/E should work the same as QPC2, SMSQmulator or any other machine running the same SMSQ/E of the same level. On the assumpsion that tge display update gasbeen done correctly and Fkashback is using the correct Traps and Vectors to access the scre...
by Derek_Stewart
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: FlashbackSE misbehaving on Q68
Replies: 9
Views: 412

Re: FlashbackSE misbehaving on Q68

Hi, FlashbackSE is probably the only software I have not bought.I was quite happy with DBAS. Since Flashback is still on sale, I would have to buy the software to do a one off test on the Q68. As Rich indicated, the Q68 uses the same SMSQ/E operating system as QPC2 and SMSQmulator, so it should work...
by Derek_Stewart
Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Compatibles Corner
Topic: Q68 I2C addresses.
Replies: 16
Views: 512

Re: Q68 I2C addresses.

Hi, In addition to Peter's Q68 I2C example code. Here are some I2C Resources: I2C Primer https://www.i2c-bus.org/i2c-primer/ Sparkfun I2C Tutorial https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/i2c/ Wikipedia I2C Article http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I%C2%B2C I2C-bus specification and user manual UM10204.pdf