Re: CBM 8296 programming info

From: Olaf Seibert (
Date: 1998-02-23 21:22:55 (Andre Fachat) wrote:

> Hi Olaf!
> Olaf Seibert wrote:
> > > If you don't already know, VICE contains not only a C64 and a VIC20
> > > but also a PET 3032/4032/8032 emulator.
> > >
> >
> > Last I tried VICE (0.10, it looks like) the PET department was rather
> > sketchy still. I suppose it's lots better now.
> If I remember correctly, you mentioned to probably build a BeOS
> version of VICE? (Ha, never say something like this voluntarily ;-)))

Yes, I did mention that ;-) I made the BeOS version of VIm and that is
released officially now.

> Well, the upcoming release is a mess. But we plan to clean up
> the next one such that it is much easier to add new emulators
> and to add more architectures (like BeOS).

Great! In the mean time you can think about how to make it run properly
on a multi-CPU machine (such as my BeBox) while actually doing stuff
in parallel *grin*.

> Shall I keep you posted on that when I think it might be feasible
> to more easily have a BeOS version?

That would be great.

> BTW, the upcoming release should emulate 2001 (incl. charrom), 3008, 3016=
> ,
> 3032, 3032B (business keyboard), 4016, 4032, 4032B, 8032 and 8096 models.

Cool! Do try out the Basic Lessons on funet. I think those use the
old charrom, and also poke to the screen by using the ghost addresses
instead of the real ones.

> Andre
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