Skip to main content

Notice

Please note that most of the software linked on this forum is likely to be safe to use. If you are unsure, feel free to ask in the relevant topics, or send a private message to an administrator or moderator. To help curb the problems of false positives, or in the event that you do find actual malware, you can contribute through the article linked here.
Recent Posts
3
FLAC / Re: Back to the future: FLAC 1.4.2 for MS-DOS
Last post by Octocontrabass -
Just for reference, Intel introduced it's Pentium before I walked this earth, so I'm not totally sure on the details.

[...] 32-bit DOS extenders to extend memory addressing AND arithmetic to 32-bit.
Well, thanks for making me feel old. A DOS extender is only necessary for 32-bit addressing; it's possible to do 32-bit arithmetic without one.

However, I didn't use this build option, so an FPU is needed, which means the i386 will need an 80387 coprocessor, as it doesn't have a built-in FPU like we are used to these days.
Somehow I forgot this when I posted earlier (must be getting old  :)) ), but DOS extenders can include FPU emulators, so you might not need a FPU.
5
3rd Party Plugins - (fb2k) / Re: Georgia-ReBORN - A Clean foobar2000 Theme
Last post by NewLeaf42 -
Why don't you just try a directory that has pure audio music? To further debug the issue, I would start with
scanning small content and not your whole music collection and see if it works, then index more music etc.

TT,

I'm sure it would work with a smaller library. It can play music just fine when I manually choose files through File > Open. However I just tried this again on a fresh new 32 bit Wineprefix, and I got this error at around the same time as last time:



Do you know what any of this means? This happens closer to 15 minutes after it starts scanning. As soon as that 03a0:err:wmvcore line shows up, it's over. Georgia crashes
9
FLAC / Re: Back to the future: FLAC 1.4.2 for MS-DOS
Last post by Replica9000 -
The laptop is a no go anyway.  The HDD is dead and it won't boot from floppy.  The only thing I have between the 286 and my K6-III+ is a Pentium 233 chip (that'll work on the same board as the K6-III+).  It's configured by jumpers so the lowest I can run it at is ~133MHz which should still be able to play Flac files just fine.