[Coco] CoCoFEST! is coming... Re: CoCoFEST! call for presentations!

RETRO Innovations go4retro at go4retro.com
Mon Feb 6 01:07:42 EST 2017

On 2/1/2017 1:00 AM, Mark McDougall wrote:
> On 1/02/2017 12:56 PM, RETRO Innovations wrote:
> Emulating machines in an FPGA is a good way to learn the hardware 
> architecture, without having to worry about soldering irons! ;) I've 
> only got a few microcomputers on my wanted list now, one of them being 
> the TI99/4A. I have a friend who owns one and is threatening to give 
> it to me when he tires of it! ;)
Hehe, been playing with that platform as well.  Finally implemented a GROM.
>> Ooh, is the emulation open source?
> It was publicly accessible, though I haven't touched it since 2009 so, 
> you know, bit rot and all that. The back-end interface is a raw stream 
> produced by an on-chip soft-core CPU (NIOS) reading the G64 image from 
> SD card. So in that respect it's fiddly to set up and get running 
> without intimate knowledge of the toolchain... definitely not a 
> 'commercial' release in any way, shape or form.
> If you're interested, I can email you a copy?
I am and would appreciate a copy.

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