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SLOT View

  1. Description
  Slot View project aims at building a MSX tool that shows any MSX memory location on screen. Slot view makes possible to visualize all 16 primary slot pages and 64 pages between primary and secondary slots.


  Clique here and see some tests performed on a real MSX.


  2. Versions
Version Release date Details
1.0 April 2005 Progress:
- Memory navigation: 100%
- Page navigation: 100%
- Slot navigation: 100%
- Subslot navigation: 100%

Modifications:
- Now is possible to achieve any MSX subslot.
Beta 4 March 2005 Progress:
- Memory navigation: 100%
- Page navigation: 100%
- Slot navigation: 100%
- Subslot navigation: 95%

Modifications:
- Turbo-R bug fix.

Known bugs:
- If RAM has subslots, system hangs when subslots are changed.
Beta 3 July 2004 Progress:
- Memory navigation: 100%
- Page navigation: 100%
- Slot navigation: 100%
- Subslot navigation: 95%

Modifications:
- ROM subslots navigation now is possible !!

Known bugs:
- If RAM has subslots, system hangs when subslots are changed.
Beta 2 July 2004 Progress:
- Memory navigation: 100%
- Page navigation: 100%
- Slot navigation: 100%
- Subslot navigation: 0%

Modifications:
- System halt problem fixed. Now is possible to navigate through all 16 primary slots. Thanks to Adriano Cunha for helping.
Beta 1 July 2004 Progress:
- Memory navigation: 100%
- Page navigation: 100%
- Slot navigation: 100%
- Subslot navigation: 0%

Known bugs:
- The MSX hangs when an inactive slot is accessed. The program is currently not able to identify these slots.
- The subslots are not available.

  Important:

  - Please, first try this program on a MSX emulator before running on a real MSX.


  3. User instructions
  The program runs in any MSX computer.
  Load the binary program as follows:

  bload"nome.bin",r

  The keys and their respect functions:

Key Function
Up arrow  Move back one block of memory.
Down arrow  Move foward one block of memory.
Left arrow  Move back five blocks of memory.
Right arrow  Move foward five block of memory.
P  Change to the next page.
S  Change to next slot.
U  Change to the next subslot.
ESC  Exit the program, returning to Basic.


  4. Downloads
Program Launch Source
1.0 04/09/05 source
Beta 4 03/30/05 source
Beta 3 07/25/04 source
Beta 2 07/20/04 X
Beta 1 07/20/04 X

  License: GNU-GPL version 3.x - http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-3.0.txt


Marcelo Teixeira Silveira
Systems and Computing Engineer - UERJ
Computing Engeneer Master (M.Sc.) - UERJ

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