[TUHS] 8th Edition Research Unix on SIMH
tim.newsham at gmail.com
Thu Apr 27 09:49:43 AEST 2017
the plan9port of blit is now usable. (I also updated myv8 to include blit
On Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 5:05 PM, Tim Newsham <tim.newsham at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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>
>> 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
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