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by microbitsuk
Sat Mar 08, 2014 10:30 am
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: Why does RiscOS not work for me?
Replies: 13
Views: 4991

Re: Why does RiscOS not work for me?

Don't take this the wrong way but playing safe will get you no where, Risc OS is not an OS that leads you by the ring in your nose you have to sometimes grab the the bull by the horns and get on with it. you will never learn how things work if you play the safe game. As delboy would say he who dares...
by microbitsuk
Thu Mar 06, 2014 10:50 am
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: Why does RiscOS not work for me?
Replies: 13
Views: 4991

Re: Why does RiscOS not work for me?

No need to stress GavinW you can shift drag the RISCOS/IMG file out of the loader folder this will move the file for you then this will give enough space to replace it with your new file. By the way the folder called Loader is a small dos partition so that is why you add the /IMG at the end only Ris...
by microbitsuk
Wed Mar 05, 2014 1:15 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: Why does RiscOS not work for me?
Replies: 13
Views: 4991

Re: Why does RiscOS not work for me?

Look it's no big deal to upgrade your existing Risc os setup but you have to be careful , i will outline it for you so follow the steps. Step 1: start risc os on your PI Step 2: create a new directory folder called new PI in the main window and open it by click on the new folder the folder will be e...
by microbitsuk
Thu Feb 27, 2014 9:04 am
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: Native RISCOS MIDI sequencer?
Replies: 10
Views: 6603

Re: Native RISCOS MIDI sequencer?

Good News Stephen, When can we expect it to be available???
by microbitsuk
Thu Sep 05, 2013 9:34 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: Internet Connection Not Working
Replies: 12
Views: 14029

Re: Internet Connection Not Working

Try entering your gateway address for your internet modem router into gateway
by microbitsuk
Thu Sep 05, 2013 1:13 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: Internet Connection Not Working
Replies: 12
Views: 14029

Re: Internet Connection Not Working

just set a host name in internet configuration host names it can be anything that you want pieyed is good
make sure that you hit the set, then close, then save.
by microbitsuk
Tue Aug 06, 2013 9:38 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: How do I upgrade an RPi RISC OS installation?
Replies: 16
Views: 5139

Re: How do I upgrade an RPi RISC OS installation?

Simple download new rom from ROOL site Unpack with Zip into suitable place. Open !boot/Loader folder by double clicking holding the shift key at the same time. copy the new riscos rom that you unpacked into loader folder not forgetting to rename or save the old one just in case. restart will boot wi...
by microbitsuk
Thu Jul 18, 2013 11:15 am
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: Screen freezes following boot
Replies: 3
Views: 1771

Re: Screen freezes following boot

I had problems with Noobs to start with the solution was to reformat the card and start again.
by microbitsuk
Sun Jul 07, 2013 1:52 am
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: Model B RPi only showing 128M [resolved]
Replies: 13
Views: 3141

Re: Model B RPi only showing 128M

you need to download three files form https://github.com/raspberrypi/firmware/tree/master/boot these are fixup.dat bootcode.bin start.elf when you have downloaded these file making sure that you select the raw file. if you download on PC/Linux put your risc os sd card into a reader on a pc or linux ...
by microbitsuk
Sat Jul 06, 2013 5:43 am
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: Model B RPi only showing 128M [resolved]
Replies: 13
Views: 3141

Re: Model B RPi only showing 128M

Topic: Community Support / Upgrading Pi ROM image Here is the post from https://www.riscosopen.org/forum/forums/11/topics/1973 always a good place to look for details If you look at the file ‘config.txt’ you will find that it explicitly states what name the operating system image will have: Dir. SDF...
by microbitsuk
Mon Jul 01, 2013 9:57 am
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: Broken Directory on Pi
Replies: 4
Views: 1309

Re: Broken Directory on Pi

David has just released a new version for the Pi
by microbitsuk
Mon Mar 04, 2013 1:25 am
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: Boot problem
Replies: 36
Views: 5261

Re: Boot problem

Hi all have you seen this post yet https://www.riscosopen.org/forum/forums/1/topics/1726
it seem that you need the latest firmware to run any new images from the download site at Risc os open.
by microbitsuk
Sun Mar 03, 2013 1:23 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: Boot problem
Replies: 36
Views: 5261

Re: Boot problem

You need to read these posts carefully
http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewt ... 55&t=35164
and this one
http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewt ... 55&t=34227
then check the metal strip and report back.
by microbitsuk
Sun Feb 17, 2013 2:20 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: Run Programs
Replies: 12
Views: 1951

Re: Run Programs

It looks like we need to explain how file type work on Risc OS so i will begin firstly Risc OS uses meta data to determine the file type unlike most other OS's they do not use a delimiter and an extension JPG, MPEG etc. So when a user open a Risc OS zip file on say Windows the extracting program loo...
by microbitsuk
Tue Feb 12, 2013 8:19 am
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: SWI documentation/info
Replies: 45
Views: 6507

Re: SWI documentation/info

Sometime you have to just let your babies stand on the own
by microbitsuk
Sat Feb 09, 2013 1:05 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: SWI documentation/info
Replies: 45
Views: 6507

Re: SWI documentation/info

by microbitsuk
Sat Feb 02, 2013 3:49 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: Data Transfer RiscOS to Raspbian - fails
Replies: 10
Views: 2180

Re: Data Transfer RiscOS to Raspbian - fails

Have you tried to change the buffer on risc os by typing
*ShareFSWindow 1
by microbitsuk
Sat Jan 19, 2013 4:11 am
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: RiscOS: Installing to hard drive
Replies: 37
Views: 9241

Re: RiscOS: Installing to hard drive

No problems with an SSD drive works fine with filecore just use HForm in utilities.caution folder. David missed a step On a Pi boot from SDcard start Risc OS press CTRL & F12 to get a task window enter Con. filesystem SCSI press return enter con. scsifsdrive 4 press enter and close task window. conn...
by microbitsuk
Sat Jan 12, 2013 1:52 am
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: Media Player for Risc OS
Replies: 1
Views: 2022

Media Player for Risc OS

What ever happened to Cineroma the Media player written by David McEwen?? I seen it demonstrated years ago at a user group i think it was the london user group. Update After a little digging i have found a report on Drobe at http://www.drobe.co.uk/article.php?id=1325&hlt=media+player I don't know if...
by microbitsuk
Mon Jan 07, 2013 1:24 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: C programming
Replies: 20
Views: 3517

Re: C programming

have a look at http://www.reallysmall.co.uk/Pages/normal/software/development/sourcery/sourcery.html all you will need and more. If you have some spare cash then buy Nutpi from the ROOL web site it includes the full C/C++ development suite an lots more for 35 pounds + P&P link below https://www.risc...
by microbitsuk
Sat Jan 05, 2013 4:19 am
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: Installing RiscPkg
Replies: 3
Views: 1095

Re: Installing RiscPkg

Update to last post You can install this app without Packman from http://jymbob.drobe.co.uk/cretin.html Select Cretin 0.23b from the list and download the zip file. Unpack using spark into your internet directory make sure that you have !Zap installed with !Zapuser & !Zapfonts inside !boot.resources...
by microbitsuk
Sat Jan 05, 2013 3:40 am
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: Installing RiscPkg
Replies: 3
Views: 1095

Re: Installing RiscPkg

It is all ready installed on the Pi out off the Box, no need to look for it it is in apps its called Packman.
by microbitsuk
Fri Dec 28, 2012 12:00 am
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: Lapdock screen settings - info
Replies: 5
Views: 1968

Re: Lapdock screen settings - info

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by microbitsuk
Thu Dec 27, 2012 11:20 am
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: Lapdock screen settings - info
Replies: 5
Views: 1968

Re: Lapdock screen settings - info

Add this to the HannsG File in !boot/resources/monitors/handdG/HannG-JC171d step 1 :open folder and load file into edit scroll though the file until you get to the #end Step 2: place cursor in space before #End and press the spacebar, then enter the text at step 3 Step:3 #1360 x 768 (60Hz) startmode...
by microbitsuk
Thu Dec 27, 2012 4:07 am
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: V small text size in RISCOS
Replies: 9
Views: 4355

Re: V small text size in RISCOS

Here is the proper way to change your screen size. Step 1: Load Risc OS to the desktop Step 2: Double Click on the !Boot Folder to open the Configuration window. :D Step 3 Double Click on the Screen Icon in the Configuration window to open the screen window. :D Step 4: Select the monitor type generi...

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