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The Icon Bar: General: help with chatcube needed
 
  help with chatcube needed
  HeathHayle (23:41 25/10/2020)
  arawnsley (10:18 26/10/2020)
    HeathHayle (10:56 26/10/2020)
      arawnsley (13:38 27/10/2020)
        HeathHayle (17:23 27/10/2020)
    helpful (12:12 30/10/2020)
 
David Heath Message #124972, posted by HeathHayle at 23:41, 25/10/2020
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hi guys does anyone know if chatcube works on rpcemu if it does what verson of riscos do I need? thanks for your help
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Andrew Rawnsley Message #124973, posted by arawnsley at 10:18, 26/10/2020, in reply to message #124972
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I believe it needs OS 5 due to requiring quite large amounts of RAM for a RISC OS program. I remember it had issues running on VRPC, for example.

OS5 + 128MB should be sufficient, so yes, it should probably work on RPCemu, but whether it also needs later ARM instruction support, I don't know. It didn't *seem* to when I last tried it, but as I say, I didn't get very far with that VRPC test - it ran out of RAM during login.
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David Heath Message #124974, posted by HeathHayle at 10:56, 26/10/2020, in reply to message #124973
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thanks Andrew yes I actually managed to get it working by doing the same after trying other oses interestingly it didn't work on riscos 6.20 which I thought was strange so after that I just tried riscos 5 and it worked I was surprised because I would have thought it would have worked on riscos 6.20
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Andrew Rawnsley Message #124978, posted by arawnsley at 13:38, 27/10/2020, in reply to message #124974
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6.20 isn't 32bit. To use >28 MB of RAM in wimpslot, you need RISC OS 5. That's what I meant by it needing a large amount of RAM for a RISC OS program.
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David Heath Message #124979, posted by HeathHayle at 17:23, 27/10/2020, in reply to message #124978
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ah ok didn't know that thanks for the information
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Bryan Hogan Message #124980, posted by helpful at 12:12, 30/10/2020, in reply to message #124973
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I think it also uses Unicode, so needs the RO5 font manager (it died with a font error when I tried it on RPCEmu with RO3.71).
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The Icon Bar: General: help with chatcube needed