[TUHS] 8th Edition Research Unix on SIMH
tim.newsham at gmail.com
Wed Apr 26 13:05:25 AEST 2017
I got the 9front blit sources to build and run in plan9port. There's
some serious graphics issue right now causing a lot of flicker and
sometimes causing the graphics to not appear at all.. Anyone here
good with plan9port graphics ports?
On Thu, Mar 30, 2017 at 7:05 PM, Michael Kerpan <mjkerpan at kerpan.com> wrote:
> Has the Blit emulator been ported to anything other than Plan 9 or
> does one need to set up a VM running Plan 9 to test out the graphics?
> On Thu, Mar 30, 2017 at 2:30 PM, David du Colombier <0intro at gmail.com>
> > This image is ready to be used with aiju's Blit emulator,
> > which is available as part of 9front.
> > http://code.9front.org/hg/plan9front/file/tip/sys/src/games/blit
> > This emulator works on most Plan 9 distributions. You just
> > have to copy the /sys/lib/blit and /sys/src/games/blit
> > directories to your system.
> > With the v8.ini startup file provided, the console will be
> > listening on port 8888/tcp once SIMH has been started.
> > You have to run the emulator and connect to the console:
> > % cd /sys/src/games/blit
> > % mk install
> > % games/blit -t tcp!hostname!8888
> > Once connected, enter your login and password.
> > login: root
> > Then, you can launch the mux window system:
> > $ /usr/blit/bin/mux
> > Once started, you can run any graphical program.
> > Binaries are located in the /usr/blit/bin directory.
> > For example, here is jim text editor:
> > http://9legacy.org/img/v8/jim_01.png
> > --
> > David du Colombier
Tim Newsham | www.thenewsh.com/~newsham | @newshtwit | thenewsh.blogspot.com
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