From: Cameron Kaiser (spectre_at_floodgap.com)
Date: 2006-12-28 08:15:53
I have made updates to my KIM-1 site, including a new version of the KIMplement KIM-1 emulator for the 64. The new site includes a "FAQ"-style introduction to the KIM-1 with an overview of options, software, hardware and emulation, along with a large link list to document archives, software archives, hardware vendors and collector's sites. In addition, the redesign also introduces version 0.2 of the KIMplement, a true partial emulation of the KIM-1 running on the 64 (and no, this is not a joke). KIMplement 0.2 supports: - fully virtualized NMOS 6502 emulation with virtualized ROM and RAM access and all documented instructions (no undocumented instructions on purpose) - LED, keypad and SST emulation through partial RIOT emulation - TTY emulation (using a simulated TTY modeled on the ASR-33) through partial RIOT emulation - KIM-4 emulation (16K addressable using emulated 4K and 8K cards) - Load/save RAM to disk - Built-in Revision E ROMs This new version adds an extra 8K above $2000, fixes bugs with saving memory to disk, improves emulation speed by overall ~25%, fixes glitches with the TTY and makes the simulation more consistent, adds a disk wedge, adds the ability to load binaries without starting addresses, and is precrunched to half the size. This is now compatible enough and offers enough RAM to run Tiny BASIC -- see the screen shots. It's slow, yes, but it works! Other sample programs from The First Book of KIM are also offered. Naturally, it will run on any modern emulator, including VICE and Power64. Please let me know your comments and suggestions. http://www.floodgap.com/retrobits/kim-1/ -- --------------------------------- personal: http://www.armory.com/~spectre/ --- Cameron Kaiser * Floodgap Systems * www.floodgap.com * firstname.lastname@example.org -- Un*x is the worst operating system ever, except for all the others. -------- Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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