[Coladam] Question re Virtual ADAM 1.03

Ron Mitchell rm2892 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 16 06:48:58 CET 2011


Ok. Thought maybe I was missing something obvious.

Thanks Jim

Ron

On 2011-11-15, at 9:25 PM, Jim Notini wrote:

> You can't swap disks or data packs images in Virtual ADAM due to a conflict 
> with DOSbox. Steve knows about the issue, but there is no easy work-a-round 
> to this dilemna besides writing an entirely new emulator or reverting back 
> to using plain old ADAMem with or without ADAMem Manager.
> 
> This also means that a game like Temple of the Snow Dragon (the 2 disk 5 
> 1/4" 160K version) can't be played on Virtual ADAM since you have to swap 
> out the disk after the main program loads from disk #1 and disk #2 has to 
> inserted into the same drive... Sol & Tony set up the program to look for 
> disk #2 in the same drive that disk #1 was booted from.
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Ron Mitchell" <rm2892 at gmail.com>
> To: <coladam at adamcon.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 11:10 PM
> Subject: [Coladam] Question re Virtual ADAM 1.03
> 
> 
> Can anyone tell me how to do a media swap on the fly under Virtual ADAM 
> 1.03?
> 
> Looking to load Powerpaint from drive1 and once loaded to replace it with a 
> working media. Since Powerpaint only recognizes two floppy drives, and I 
> already have another working disk in the second drive, I need to change 
> disks in drive one without shutting down the emulator.
> 
> Also…..  is there a way of preserving the contents of the RAM drive for 
> subsequent restarts?
> 
> Cheers
> 
> Ron Mitchell
> 
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