xChris wrote:I have too problems with USB keyboard (in fact its a PS2 kbd on a ps2->USB adaptor) on *any* Linux distro I used on RPi (the USB adaptor is even connected to a 2.5A powered hub).
I thought its a problem with the RPi, but I don't have such issues running RISCOS (the main OS of my RPi)
squat251 wrote:See the thing that has continually stunted my growth in unix/linux systems (ubuntu, kubuntu, debian, and a couple of others) has been the whole download/install thing. What I mean by that (since I'm sure its sooo clear) is that having used a windows OS for every computer except the powermac's we had when I was in elementary school I am used to downloading stuff from a website, unraring (or zipping) it and double clicking on it. All the linux OS's I have used are more difficult to do that with.
I like the application downloader in ubuntu and debian, but it often doesn't have something I am looking for, and doesn't support all the other user created stuff. But admittedly I never had anyone who was fluent in these systems to show me what to do, and its a lot harder to figure out solo than windows was.
The only tutorials I seem unable to read through, btw, are the ones for linux systems.
I'm not sure it would work but ...ewlie wrote: Also, any ideas how I can get files off of my ancient RISC PC? no ethernet, no usb... Floppy, i dont have one on my PC, CD? not on the Acorn.
I installed a CF-IDE adaptor on the IDE cable (in place of the CDROM drive) in the RiscPC and copied all the files onto a filecore-formatted Compact Flash card. I then used a Compact Flash-USB card reader to read it all on my BeagleBoard running RISC OS. I can't see why this wouldn't work on a Raspberry Pi.Also, any ideas how I can get files off of my ancient RISC PC? no ethernet, no usb... Floppy, i dont have one on my PC, CD? not on the Acorn.
Great! Glad to know I was right (I'm often not)Ibanezjem wrote:Just plugged in the original harddrive from my Risc PC 600 running under RiscOS3.5 into the USB-IDE board above and it works fine on the RPi.
Make sure you have external power and are not trying to power it from the RPi.
Jeffrey Lee, I believe, recently developed a version of ArcEm called AcornMode for the ARMini and BeagleBoard Support Scheme which was intended to allow games to run, including my favourite Cannon Fodder. Maybe he's developing a version for the Pi, or maybe R-Comp are planning a Pi Support Scheme similar to the BeagleBoard and the PandaBoard ones.Vanfanel wrote:Hi guys,
Is it possible to run old Acorn Archimedes games/demos on the Raspberry Pi by now? I know there's ArcEm, an Acorn Archimedes emulator wich is SLOW and has a lot of tearing in games since it doesn't respect vsync at all, making smooth-scrollin games/demos very ugly compared to the real system. I don't even know if it works on the Pi, nor am I interested on this software.
Aemulor doesn't work on the Pi, as it's for a different processor, but there was some discussion on the IconBar forums, I think, about him developing a cheap version for the Pi. How this would help in terms of games and peculiar screen modes, I'm not sure.But maybe something like Aemulor can do the magic... Does Aemulor work on the Pi? I'm talking about the free version recently released. How well does it work? Any other alternatives?
It should be very soon. Meanwhile here is a book to show how to get RISC OS started on the Pi:Well, I hope Aemulor is out for the Raspberry Pi someday.
The SD card image (which is 2Gbytes in size) has been carefully prepared so that the 'HForm' image has partition tables that protect it from other systems. Your method will produce an unprotected RISC OS partition with a FAT partition placed according to the previous partition table (HForm does not write a partition table) so that RISC OS and FAT will write to the same area overwriting each other.Recover the fat partition