DOSbox on Raspbian


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by Newb123 » Wed Dec 26, 2012 1:32 am
Hello, i have just got the 512mb model 2 and i wondered if dosbox worked better on it than the bad performance of what i believe was the 256mb (may 2012) i quote 'slower than a 286'. Now, i read that that the available RAM for applications has gone up more than 3 fold , 126mb to 384 or something. How much does this impact on the aforementioned speeds(i realise it is based of processor but i wondered if extra addresses may of helped)
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by redhawk » Wed Dec 26, 2012 10:43 am
The speed of DOSBox has nothing to do with memory it's slow because it's time consuming emulating the Intel 80x86 instruction set with ARMv6 equivalents.

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by Newb123 » Wed Dec 26, 2012 11:31 am
I said earlier that i realise it makes no difference to processor speed but does it make a difference to performance
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by Cloudcentric » Wed Dec 26, 2012 12:03 pm
It was mentioned by me in this post that FastBOX (DOSBox) for RiscOS was a better solution than DOSBOX on Debian.

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by Newb123 » Wed Dec 26, 2012 12:42 pm
Thanks
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