simh help?

From: Brian Hechinger <>
Date: Wed May 28 15:47:00 2003

On Wed, May 28, 2003 at 02:49:27PM -0600, Kevin Handy wrote:
> Does simh crash, or does it just do wacky things? More details would
> be useful.

it stops responding. if i don't clear out my nvram file, it fails on memory
check the next time i boot the cpu.

i need to delete the nvram file and restart, then it works. for a while
anyway, and then eventually stops responding.

> It's probably mostly done with some version of GCC, but I believe that
> it is often compiled using Microsoft Visual C.

it's been added to my LONG list of things to clean up for building with
non-gcc. MIPSpro being very anal complains a LOT about the source code.

> If you can discover where the problem is, then I'm sure Bob would like
> to know about it and would probably be happy to receive any fixes.

i'd love to, but i'm not even sure how to. ;(

> The hard part is determining what is going wrong, and without access to
> the specific compilers, that is rather hard.

one i get the Challenge running i would be more than happy to give out
accounts to help the non-gcc cause.

"I'd say don't quit your day job, but you're pretty lousy at that too."  -Bender
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