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This is the fourth public version of Cockatrice

 **** THERE IS A BUG IN PARSING PREF FILES, PUT AN EMPTY LINE or a HASH as the 
last entry, and everything will be fine!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ****

Enclosed is two executables, and the SDL dll that I'm using 
(although there is nothing special about it).

What is new in this release of Cockatrice, is that it greatly improves
networking speed and stability.  I can now copy several GB worth of 
data over AppleTalk, while before this was dreadfully slow and unstable.
I've also started to expand the SCSI code to better support the buffer
demands of Basilisk II, so you can now format disks 2GB without it
crashing.  I have also started to add primative CD-ROM support, in addition
to the SCSI disk files.  The SCSI device #6 is hard coded to be a CD-ROM.
There is no 'hot' insertation method, and ignore/lock are ignored for now.
Simply use the following statement in your config file:

scsi6 <diskfilename>

But at this time, ISO-9660 filesystems will not mount.  Only *SOME*
HFS volumes will.  I have also made available on sourceforge a 'util' CD
that contains among other things the disk tool from A/UX that can format
any disk.  You can find it at:

https://sourceforge.net/projects/cockatrice/files/Utils/

I highly recommend using it if you are starting for the first time.  To
force your virtual MAC to boot from the CD use the statements:

disk6 CDUtils.iso
bootdriver -33
bootdisk 6

And this will ensure that the CD-ROM gets boot priority.  I've found that
the Macintosh Quadra 800 ROM is the best for running System 7 and 8.

My config is as follows:

ramsize 134217728
frameskip 2
scsi0 2gig.scsi
disk transfer.hfv
bootdriver -33
bootdisk 0
screen win/800/600
ether \Device\NPF_{FFFFFFFF-FFFF-7777-FFFF-FFFFFFFFFFFF}
modelid	29
rom	Quadra800.rom
cpu	4
fpu	false
nocdrom true
nosound false
nogui true
idlewait true

This way my SCSI disk boots instead of trying to boot from the 
transfer.hfv volume, which is the default behavour.

is the syntax to add a disk into position 0 of the SCSI bus.

Another 'feature' is that for 68040 emulation you can now disable the
numerical coprocessor.  You may find this desierable as it is quite buggy
and things like the scrollbars will function in OS 8.

As always, pcap is present, This will allow you to  use native networking.  
Although this is more geared to wired networking.  For wireless, use SLiRP.  
There is no tun/tap networking in this version.

To setup the Windows networking, run the program ethlist to determin the 
network adapters available in your computer.


C:\BasiliskII\mingw>ethlist.exe
Network devices:
  Number       NAME                                     (Description)
  0  \Device\NPF_{FFFFFFFF-FFFF-7777-FFFF-FFFFFFFFFFFF} (Local Area Connection)

Press Enter to continue...


In this example there is a single interface.  But due to the nature of 
Windows, the index number could easily change, but the GUID is what pcap 
is expecting and for now that is what you have to specifiy in the 
BasiliskII_Prefs file.

In this example you would add the line:

ether \Device\NPF_{6D96D148-9B3D-4AF6-9FC3-1B4987074978}

And then you shold be good to go.

When you start Cockatrice, you should then see something similar to this:

C:\BasiliskII\mingw>BasiliskII.exe
Basilisk II V0.8 by Christian Bauer et al.
Reading ROM file...
Setting up for a 68040, Without FPU and 32bit addressing
SCSI Unit 0:2gig.scsi geometry: 63 sectors, 1999534 cylinders, 16 heads
SCSI Unit 6:MacAddict_001_1996_09.iso
EtherInit with [PCAP]
Pcap version [WinPcap version 4.1.3 (packet.dll version 4.1.0.2980), based on li
bpcap version 1.0 branch 1_0_rel0b (20091008)]
Ethernet address fe fd 00 00 70 58
Building packet filter.........!
SDL_Audio inited 8bit, 8192Hz, 1 channels
Patching a 32-bit clean ROM (version $067c or higher)


Linux and OS X users just need to specify the name of their 
ethernet interfaces.  WIFI ADAPTERS WILL NOT WORK!!!  Instead use SLiRP.

You may also need to run this as the root user.  In a future release I'll
try a stab at the user mode support, although I think that is a Windows
only thing.

To use the SLiRP (ie user mode NAT) you simply use the statement

ether slirp

And if your MacOS uses DHCP it'll figure out the configuration 
on it's own.  Otherwise use the folowing address:

IP			10.0.2.15
NetMask			255.255.255.0
Gateway			10.0.2.2
DNS			10.0.2.3

YOU CANNOT PING ANYTHING ON YOUR NETWORK OR THE INTERNET 
with SLiRP mode.  This is normal, and expected.  If you must ping something 
to ensure the stack is working, ping 10.0.2.2.  It is the only thing that can ping.

I've done my best to make the SLiRP as stable as possible, but it's possible 
that it may fail frm time to time. 

But I've downloaded 150MB files at 450KB/sec without issue.  

Plenty of things are missing from this version, as it is derived from 
BasiliskII version 0.8.  I am striving to make it 100% SDL reliant for 
system calls, but for now the os x/Linux and MinGW are more tied to UNIX, 
while the Visual C++ version is more agnostic.  But for now I'm only 
happy with the GCC/Clang built versions. But the Visual C++ build is making
great progress

I've mostly tested with os 8.0 for internet stuff, and 7.11 for using 
AppleTalk to communicate with Shoebill, and Windows NT AppleTalk servers.


For System 7.1.1 without AppleTalk or OpenTransport I just set the modelid
to 5, and restrict the CPU to 3

Various other ROMs either have booting issues from SCSI, or other errors that
BasiliskII's ROM patches cannot compensate for.