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by andymc
Wed Feb 09, 2011 12:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: Visopsys 0.7 release candidate
Replies: 20
Views: 49815

Visopsys 0.7 release candidate

Hey everyone, At long last, I have a release candidate for Visopsys 0.7. I'm planning to release it in the next couple of days, but if you guys could try it out, and let me know about any problems you find, that would me much appreciated. Here's a link to the ISO download: http://visopsys.org/files/...
by andymc
Tue Feb 08, 2011 9:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Visopsys discussion forum
Replies: 66
Views: 159166

Re: Visopsys discussion forum

Absolutely, cut and paste is something that's needed. Obviously it would need a generic 'object' framework so that different kinds of things could be used with it (e.g. text, images, dragging and dropping icons, etc). I don't think it will be in 0.7 final though :lol: I'm just trying to nail down on...
by andymc
Mon Feb 07, 2011 11:12 am
Forum: General
Topic: Suport for animated cursors.
Replies: 1
Views: 10847

Re: Suport for animated cursors.

Hi lukves, I haven't tried to do anything like that, yet, but you're right that the animation of a pointer wouldn't be too difficult from the point of view of the OS. However, it looks like the ANI/RIFF file formats would take a bit of getting used to; the RIFF file format specification looks (at fi...
by andymc
Thu Feb 03, 2011 10:39 am
Forum: General
Topic: Booting issue
Replies: 24
Views: 51617

Re: Booting issue

Hi mate,

You're still waiting for me to sort out Ubuntu, yes?

I've been working really hard on some issues that I wanted to solve before the release of 0.7, but I haven't forgotten about this!

Andy
by andymc
Thu Feb 03, 2011 10:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: Visopsys discussion forum
Replies: 66
Views: 159166

Re: Visopsys discussion forum

Hi Asper, Contributions are welcome. You'll there's a contrib/ subdirectory that contains the original stuff submitted by other developers, which have (for the most part) been integrated into the main source tree and mostly maintained by me. If you'd like to add anything, it's probably a good idea t...
by andymc
Wed Feb 02, 2011 3:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: I can't boot Visopsys!
Replies: 27
Views: 59412

Re: I can't boot Visopsys!

I suspect that they're different problems on your old PC and VirtualBox. :doh: I'm not sure what I can do to debug the problem on your old PC though, without getting access to it! PCs that old are so rare nowadays. I have a Dell that's from perhaps 2002 :geek:, but the OS works on that one (at least...
by andymc
Wed Feb 02, 2011 12:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: I can't boot Visopsys!
Replies: 27
Views: 59412

Re: I can't boot Visopsys!

Sounds great. I've been debugging on VirtualBox (Windows Vista host and Linux CentOS 5.3 host) and it looks like serious problems. The reason Visopsys doesn't work in VirtualPC (from Microsoft) is that they haven't really bothered to implement the x86 chip's hardware task switching mechanism (for mu...
by andymc
Wed Feb 02, 2011 12:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: USB
Replies: 5
Views: 19526

Re: USB

Hi Asper, Visopsys hasn't had a new release in a long time, but a big new release is basically ready to go. I've done a fair bit of work on the USB stack in the last year or so. It's not perfect at all, but when it works, it works pretty well. Usually depends on the device that's plugged in. There's...
by andymc
Wed Jan 26, 2011 4:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: I can't boot Visopsys!
Replies: 27
Views: 59412

Re: I can't boot Visiopsys!

Hello, I only began testing the OS with VirtualBox a little while ago, but I do remember it working (more or less anyway). Sometimes it can be trickier to get VMs working than with real machines. VirtualPC is a particular PITA. :angry-tappingfoot: I tried a quick test of running it again last night,...
by andymc
Thu Jan 20, 2011 3:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Booting issue
Replies: 24
Views: 51617

Re: Booting issue

Cheers, I'll try to get that running somewhere, perhaps this weekend. I've had a few people trying to develop using Ubuntu, and running into little problems (such as compiler errors/warnings) that don't occur on my system.

I use CentOS (RedHat) 4.3 and 4.4