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Short:Amiga port of DOSBox
Author:NovaCoder
Uploader:novacoder yahoo co uk
Type:misc/emu
Version:0.74.031
Architecture:m68k-amigaos >= 3.1.0
Distribution:Aminet
Kurz:Amiga Portierung von DOSBox
Date:2022-05-08
Download:http://aminet.net/misc/emu/DOSBox_RTG.lha - View contents
Readme:http://aminet.net/misc/emu/DOSBox_RTG.readme
Downloads:4197

Overview:

Amiga 68k port of DosBox v0.74.

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 RTG Amiga.
2) 68060 processor or better.
3) 64 MB of RAM.
4) AHI installed and configured (see links section below).
5) CAMD library installed and configured for native MIDI playback (see links
   section below).
6) Some old PC games or demos.


Features:

 * RTG SDL port
 * Native MIDI support (CAMD)
 * AHI Sound support
 * Fullscreen and window mode support

 
Configuration Options:

The tooltype 'closewb' can be used to close the Workbench.
When running from the Shell you must specify a stack of at least 300,000.
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).
Press ALT+ENTER to switch between fullscreen and windowed mode.
The mouse will automatically lock (Press CTRL+F10 to lock or unlock).


Performance Considerations:

1) The number of cycles you set for the CPU emulation is critical, too high
   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 you should really be using BlizKick, Apollo users
   should be using RemApollo.
4) Fast File System isn't, use PFS3 instead.
5) Use v4.18 of AHI as the later versions are too slow on real hardware
6) If you are using Paula, stick with the 'FAST' 8 bit Mono/Stereo++ modes for
   (AHI prefs).
7) A 16 bit sound card *might* be faster with a 16 bit mode (AHI prefs).
8) Running in a window with an 8 bit screen mode will be slower.


Limitations:

1) 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 (SDL fix).
0.74.014 - Fixed native MIDI support.
0.74.016 - Recompiled for 060, minor performance increase.
0.74.018 - Fixed window title.
0.74.019 - Stability fixes.
0.74.020 - Slight performance increase.
0.74.024 - Fixed mouse capture.
0.74.026 - Fixed keyboardlayout config option, added support for
           ISO images which can now be mounted.
0.74.027 - Updated mouse capture.
0.74.028 - Updated compiler optimizations.
0.74.029 - SDL fixes for 8 bit window mode.
0.74.030 - Updated window mode and input capture handling.
0.74.031 - Stack check added.


Links:

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=96151 (DOSBox thread on EAB)
https://www.dosbox.com (DOSBox page)
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_RTG.lha
PERMISSION  UID  GID    PACKED    SIZE  RATIO METHOD CRC     STAMP     NAME
---------- ----------- ------- ------- ------ ---------- ------------ ----------
[unknown]               891262 2538036  35.1% -lh5- 927e May  8 21:50 DOSBox/DOSBox
[unknown]                 3187    8382  38.0% -lh5- 2fe9 Feb 21 10:07 DOSBox/dosbox-0.74.conf
[unknown]                  673    1085  62.0% -lh5- 10e8 Mar  4  2019 DOSBox/dosbox-0.74.conf.info
[unknown]                10894   15715  69.3% -lh5- 1723 Mar 10 18:18 DOSBox/DOSBox.info
[unknown]                 1690    3387  49.9% -lh5- e550 May  8 21:58 DOSBox/DOSBox.readme
[unknown]                 1862    2808  66.3% -lh5- a417 Mar  4  2019 DOSBox/DOSBox.readme.info
[unknown]                  730    2528  28.9% -lh5- 8845 Jan 14  1980 DOSBox/mapper-0.74.map
[unknown]                11819   32130  36.8% -lh5- f56b May 10  2010 DOSBox/news
[unknown]                22765   63204  36.0% -lh5- fced May 10  2010 DOSBox/readme
[unknown]                  542    1001  54.1% -lh5- 9d42 May 10  2010 DOSBox/thanks
[unknown]                  208     276  75.4% -lh5- d97e May 10  2010 DOSBox/authors
[unknown]                 7118   18332  38.8% -lh5- d1a6 May 10  2010 DOSBox/copying
---------- ----------- ------- ------- ------ ---------- ------------ ----------
 Total        12 files  952750 2686884  35.5%            May  9 01:55

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