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Short:Amiga port of DOSBox v0.74
Author:novacoder at yahoo.co.uk (NovaCoder)
Uploader:novacoder yahoo co uk (NovaCoder)
Type:misc/emu
Version:0.74.014
Architecture:m68k-amigaos >= 3.1.0
Distribution:Aminet
Kurz:Amiga Portierung von DOSBox v0.74
Date:2019-10-27
Download:http://aminet.net/misc/emu/DOSBox_AGA.lha - View contents
Readme:http://aminet.net/misc/emu/DOSBox_AGA.readme
Downloads:2412
Overview:

Amiga AGA 68k port of DosBox 0.74.

DOSBox is a DOS-emulator that uses the SDL-library which makes DOSBox very easy
to port to different platforms. 
DOSBox has already been ported to many different platforms, such as Windows,
BeOS, Linux, MacOS X and AmigaOS.

Unfortunately this special optimized 68k port is still very slow on real classic
hardware.


Requirements:

1) An AGA Amiga with a fast 68060 processor
2) AHI installed (v4.18 recommended)
3) 3.1 ROMS (3.0 ROMS may cause it to run slowly)
4) Some old PC games or demos


Features:

 * AGA SDL port
 * MIDI support
 * AHI Sound support

 
Configuration Options:

The tooltype 'CLOSE_WB' can be used to close the Workbench (3.1 ROMS
recommended).
The tooltype 'RELATIVE_MOUSE' can be used to capture relative mouse movement.
The tooltype 'DISPLAY_MODE' can be used to set your display mode (PAL or NTSC).
You must run DOSBox from the Workbench, running from the Shell is not supported.
The AHI device used will be the one configured in your AHI Prefs (Unit 0).
You will need to install the CAMD library if you want to use an external MIDI
device.
The DOSBox log file will tell you which core it is actually using (may be
different to the config setting).
Some games need a mouse sensitivity of 200 (config setting) for some strange
reason.


Performance Considerations:

1) The number of cycles you set for the CPU emulation is critical, too high for
your real CPU will stall the emulation.
2) The fastest core to use is 'simple' but it's also the least compatible and
may crash.
3) If you have a Blizzard/Apollo you should really be using BlizKick/RemApollo
to get most speed out of your Amiga.
4) Fast File System is actually not, use PFS3 instead.
5) Stick with v4.18 of AHI as the later versions without the 'FAST' modes are
slower.
 

Limitations:

1) No CDROM support
2) No network support


Version History:

0.74.009 - Initial release.
0.74.010 - Added back support for 486/586 CPU emulation.
0.74.011 - Fixed up mouse handling (SDL fix).
0.74.012 - Fixed timing issue (SDL fix), added joystick support.
0.74.013 - Mouse handling updates, removed window mode support (SDL fix).
0.74.014 - Fixed native MIDI support.


Links:

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=96151 (DOSBox thread on EAB)
http://www.amigacoding.de/index.php?topic=153.0 (DOSBox 68k dynamic core
development thread)
http://aminet.net/package/driver/audio/ahiusr_4.18 (AHI Audio system)
http://aminet.net/package/mus/edit/camd (Commodore Amiga Midi Driver)


Thanks and acknowledgements:

The DOSBox team!


Contents of misc/emu/DOSBox_AGA.lha
 PERMSSN    UID  GID    PACKED    SIZE  RATIO METHOD CRC     STAMP          NAME
---------- ----------- ------- ------- ------ ---------- ------------ -------------
[Amiga]                   3172    8314  38.2% -lh5- 83e5 Oct 28 12:10 DOSBox/dosbox-0.74.conf
[Amiga]                    673    1085  62.0% -lh5- 10e8 Mar  4  2019 DOSBox/dosbox-0.74.conf.info
[Amiga]                  10931   15747  69.4% -lh5- 6fd9 Mar 24  2019 DOSBox/DOSBox.info
[Amiga]                   1506    2924  51.5% -lh5- 2523 Oct 28 12:15 DOSBox/DOSBox.readme
[Amiga]                   1862    2808  66.3% -lh5- a417 Mar  4  2019 DOSBox/DOSBox.readme.info
[Amiga]                 597889  597889 100.0% -lh0- a177 Feb  1  2019 DOSBox/DOSBox_src.zip
[Amiga]                    730    2528  28.9% -lh5- 8845 Jan 14  1980 DOSBox/mapper-0.74.map
[Amiga]                  11819   32130  36.8% -lh5- f56b May 10  2010 DOSBox/news
[Amiga]                  22765   63204  36.0% -lh5- fced May 10  2010 DOSBox/readme
[Amiga]                    542    1001  54.1% -lh5- 9d42 May 10  2010 DOSBox/thanks
[Amiga]                 308725  308725 100.0% -lh0- 305f Apr  1  2011 DOSBox/ahiusr_4.18.lha
[Amiga]                    208     276  75.4% -lh5- d97e May 10  2010 DOSBox/authors
[Amiga]                  37195   37195 100.0% -lh0- 2bef Apr  5  2015 DOSBox/camd.lha
[Amiga]                   7118   18332  38.8% -lh5- d1a6 May 10  2010 DOSBox/copying
[Amiga]                 999006 4137456  24.1% -lh5- f2b8 Oct 28 12:11 DOSBox/DOSBox
---------- ----------- ------- ------- ------ ---------- ------------ -------------
 Total        15 files 2004141 5229614  38.3%            Oct 27 20:56

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