AROS Exec

Development => Development (General) => Topic started by: nikos on June 23, 2019, 11:58:09 AM

Title: AROS 64
Post by: nikos on June 23, 2019, 11:58:09 AM
Just to inform. AROS 64 night builds with contributions work both native and Linux, hosted now.
Just be aware that there are some progs. in contribution that crash or have problem.
I would realy appreciate if someone could try out the development suite.

Title: Re: AROS 64
Post by: salvatore on June 23, 2019, 07:37:24 PM
good job nikos
Title: Re: AROS 64
Post by: salvatore on June 23, 2019, 10:13:19 PM
I tried to burn the iso but I couldn't, we'll see in the next few days
Title: Re: AROS 64
Post by: salvatore on June 24, 2019, 02:13:51 PM
nothing I can't master the iso :(
Title: Re: AROS 64
Post by: salvatore on August 28, 2019, 07:13:29 PM
hi

the tcp stack is update on this

Title: Re: AROS 64
Post by: salvatore on August 28, 2019, 07:19:08 PM
practically the night builds are functional to what I understand and kalamatee has done a great job, Paolone is constituting the new distribution although for the moment will not have magellan, you have to bring some essential app, but I think this already we know
Title: Re: AROS 64
Post by: trekiej on August 30, 2019, 06:30:49 AM
I ran SMP 07-29-2019 to day on Virtual Box. It ran fine.
Are there any weekly notes on progress toward SMP?
Title: Re: AROS 64
Post by: salvatore on August 30, 2019, 08:23:11 AM
I think they'll include everything if it's already functional
Title: Re: AROS 64
Post by: paolone on August 30, 2019, 07:33:54 PM
I ran SMP 07-29-2019 to day on Virtual Box. It ran fine.
Are there any weekly notes on progress toward SMP?
Hi. Have you deeply tested it? Kalamatee told me SMP version it's not as stable as the mono-core one, and I prefer sticking to what developers are suggesting to me. At least the first version of Icaros 64 will be still single core, to just to multiprocessing afterwards.
Title: Re: AROS 64
Post by: trekiej on August 31, 2019, 06:44:54 AM
I am going to burn a cd rom and then go from there. 23:44 CST Friday.
Title: Re: AROS 64
Post by: trekiej on August 31, 2019, 07:19:56 PM
I burned the disc and booted it through Virtual Box.
I will have to test more on Sunday.

Title: Re: AROS 64
Post by: salvatore on August 31, 2019, 08:38:08 PM
maybe you have to hear the opinion of the developers ;)
Title: Re: AROS 64
Post by: trekiej on September 02, 2019, 12:07:52 AM
I tested Aros SMP on my quad core HP laptop. It is a DV6 model.
It did lock up after a while.
Title: Re: AROS 64
Post by: salvatore on September 02, 2019, 02:13:01 AM
i understand man
Title: Re: AROS 64
Post by: asymetrix on September 25, 2019, 03:45:34 PM
Im trying to figure how to test AROS64, but don't know where to start.

Do I always recompile from git daily ?
what is the process of it all. Thanks - new to Aros dev.

I have currently Installed on win10 64, VMware Player & following from this good guide :

http://vmwaros.blogspot.com/2019/09/setting-up-64bit-linux-development-env.html

AROS -> https://github.com/aros-development-team/AROS.git

Running on Win10 - VM Player -> Ubuntu64 18.0.4.3 LTS
Running on Ubuntu64 VM Player -> Linux compiled AROS

Do we have any info on what has been tested & how & what to test etc.

I have beginner level understanding of C.

Any info would be great :D
Title: Re: AROS 64
Post by: magorium on October 31, 2019, 04:23:21 AM
Im trying to figure how to test AROS64, but don't know where to start.
Not sure if this is still relevant for you after so many nights have passed ...

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Im trying to figure how to test AROS64, but don't know where to start.
I would probably say to start at the beginning  :)

Depends on what you meant by testing

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Do I always recompile from git daily ?
That would be a bit overkill in my opinion (although if it floats your boat then feel free to do so).

You can check the git commit log (https://github.com/aros-development-team/AROS/commits/master) to see if commits were made since last time you checked. If there are not any changes since then, then it would be the same that you are testing (so that raises the question as of why to bother).


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what is the process of it all. Thanks - new to Aros dev.
It depends on what you wish to test. If your aim is to test the new commits then you could do with downloading a nightly build and that would save you the trouble of updating/building the AROS tree.

Of course if the build process is something that interrests you or you wish to make changes to it then you would have to setup a complete development environment,

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I have currently Installed on win10 64, VMware Player & following from this good guide :

http://vmwaros.blogspot.com/2019/09/setting-up-64bit-linux-development-env.html

AROS -> https://github.com/aros-development-team/AROS.git

Running on Win10 - VM Player -> Ubuntu64 18.0.4.3 LTS
Running on Ubuntu64 VM Player -> Linux compiled AROS


That is a good starting point.

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Do we have any info on what has been tested & how & what to test etc.
Afaik there isn't a comprehensive list of things that are listed to be working (or not working) for 64 bit version of AROS so that would be trail and error.

How to test ? Well, you can try out some software then spot/locate the errors and report them (or try and fix).

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I have beginner level understanding of C.
If you also have a beginner level of understanding of the AROS/Amiga api then you could make some simple test programs (there are also some of thiose programs listed in the AROS tree) compile them and test them.

Once you test specifc API or specifc parts of the AROS system then it usually becomes clear what things are not working as expected and in case you know how to read c ou could try and locate the offending code and attempt to locate what exactly is wrong that causes the error or ill-functioning.

Next step would be to try and actually fix the error.

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Any info would be great :D
I have not provided much information to go on but at least it is some sort of a start. I'm not sure if it helps you though, so please feel free to comment/ask :-)
Title: Re: AROS 64
Post by: salvo on November 26, 2019, 12:06:56 PM
I tried today's nightly, ahi works, my nvidia card is not recognized, the screen appears in vga 4 colors

hi
Title: Re: AROS 64
Post by: paolone on November 27, 2019, 02:40:39 PM
I tried today's nightly, ahi works, my nvidia card is not recognized, the screen appears in vga 4 colors

hi


That's because Kalamatee has updated the inner GFX system, disabling old Nvidia Gallium3D drivers. No drivers, no party. Just use VESA modes for now.
Title: Re: AROS 64
Post by: salvo on November 27, 2019, 05:13:53 PM
well I just wanted to try and test nothing more