[Coco] NitrOS-9 V03.02.02 Release
jadonaldson at charter.net
Fri Jul 16 14:38:14 EDT 2004
Release is great, excrpt for two things.
1. You forgot to update the standard.bl file to include the two new
2. Clock2_jvemu returns correct Mond/day/year but not correct time.
Repeated calls to
"Date -t" shows the seconds to be decending instead of ascending.
Also the time is wrong.
Boisy G. Pitre wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> At www.nitros9.org you will find the latest release of NitrOS-9.
> Here's a brief summary of the major changes in this release:
> 1. Two new clocks have been added for Jeff Vavasour's CoCo emulator
> and MESS: clock2_jvemu and clock2_messemu, respectively.
> 2. kernel, kernelp2, kernelp3_perr and kernelp4_regdump have been
> renamed to krn, krnp2, krnp3_perr and krnp4_regdump respectively.
> 3. cc3disk has been renamed to rb1773 and has been back-ported to
> NitrOS-9 Level 1. A bug in the verify routine has been fixed.
> 4. Drivers for the Disto Super Controller II are now available as
> rb1773_scii_ff74.dr and rb1773_scii_ff58.dr.
> 5. grfint.io now exists and can be used to replace windint.io in
> bootfiles where Multi-Vue windowing functionality is not needed, in
> order to save system RAM.
> 6. Changes in scf and grfdrv have resulted in faster text screen
> performance under NitrOS-9/6809 Level 2.
> 7. A bug related to system memory allocation and DAT blocks has been
> fixed in krn.
> 8. ioman now properly unlinks a device descriptor at I$Detach time.
> 9. The pmap command has several bug fixes.
> 10. The copy command now has write verification with -v.
> 11. term_t1.dd has been renamed to term_sio.dd and term_sc6551.dd has
> been added.
> I highly encourage everyone to update to this latest release. Several
> bugs were squashed and some new features have been added. For
> example, those of you using the 6809 Level 2 version will notice a
> considerable performance boost in text and graphic windows, thanks to
> Alan DeKok's block write call into GrfDrv. This is the same feature
> that TuneUp had, and definitely makes text windows snappier.
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