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by emendelson
Tue 26 Dec, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Genius monitor success and problems
Replies: 0
Views: 390

Genius monitor success and problems

Thanks to JohnElliott, I've got Genius-monitor support running and I'm now trying to get the WordPerfect 5.1 Genius text and graphics drivers working. First, I've created a full self-contained PCem system that can be used for testing. I know I can't post a download link here, but if anyone wants a c...
by emendelson
Tue 26 Dec, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to enable video card not on config mgr list?
Replies: 5
Views: 633

Re: How to enable video card not on config mgr list?

OK, I've got Genius support going, and I'll start a new thread with questions about it.
by emendelson
Tue 26 Dec, 2017 3:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: How to enable video card not on config mgr list?
Replies: 5
Views: 633

Re: How to enable video card not on config mgr list?

SECOND EDIT: I see that I neglected to download and install the drivers, so ignore everything I wrote below. I'll work on getting the drivers loaded tomorrow... EDIT: I first reported no success with the MDSI Genius board, but now I seem to be closer to success. With these settings, I get what seem...
by emendelson
Mon 25 Dec, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to enable video card not on config mgr list?
Replies: 5
Views: 633

Re: How to enable video card not on config mgr list?

@JohnElliott, Thank you for that doubly helpful answer. I'll try it out and report back when the holiday distractions are over. It will be interesting to see what WordPerfect looks like with its Genius-monitor drivers.
by emendelson
Sun 24 Dec, 2017 10:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to enable video card not on config mgr list?
Replies: 5
Views: 633

How to enable video card not on config mgr list?

Hello, I'm trying to experiment with the new support for the MDSI Genius card, but when I try to set up a configuration (under Windows), the Configuration Manager only lets me choose among seven video card models. Is there any way to get the Genius card added to this list? Many thanks, and of course...
by emendelson
Wed 19 Jul, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Build instructions for MinGW?
Replies: 7
Views: 798

Re: Build instructions for MinGW?

Thanks to everyone for all these instructions. I'm working my way slowly through removing and installing packages, and will report back with any questions. Thanks again!
by emendelson
Sun 16 Jul, 2017 2:41 am
Forum: Development
Topic: Build instructions for MinGW?
Replies: 7
Views: 798

Re: Build instructions for MinGW?

I'm using msys 1 MinGW, and will try the instructions as soon as I get back to my development machine, I hope tomorrow. When you say "things almost work" with msgs 2, does that mean that "things just work" with msgs 1? I found the reqs folder that Dreamer mentioned here: https://bitbucket.org/svajok...
by emendelson
Sat 15 Jul, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: Development
Topic: Build instructions for MinGW?
Replies: 7
Views: 798

Build instructions for MinGW?

A few months ago, JohnElliott added emulation for the Genius MDA video card, as described in this thread: https://pcem-emulator.co.uk/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=652 I'd like to test this with WordPerfect's text and graphic video driver for the Genius board, but I haven't been able to find up-to-date...