shoebill-0.0.5nb3.tgz


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Description

shoebill - Macintosh II emulator that runs A/UX

Property Value
Distribution NetBSD 7.0
Repository NetBSD i386
Package filename shoebill-0.0.5nb3.tgz
Package name shoebill
Package version 0.0.5nb3
Package release -
Package architecture i386
Package type tgz
Category emulators
Homepage https://github.com/pruten/shoebill/
License 2-clause-bsd
Maintainer -
Download size 451.93 KB
Installed size 1.56 MB
Shoebill is an all-new, BSD-licensed Macintosh II emulator designed
from the ground up with the singular goal of running A/UX, first
presented on
<http://www.emaculation.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=8288>.
Shoebill requires a Macintosh II, IIx or IIcx ROM, e.g. from
<https://github.com/macmade/Macintosh-ROMs>, and a disk image with
A/UX installed.
Shoebill is different from other Macintosh emulators in how it
boots. Instead of booting directly into the Macintosh ROM, Shoebill
implements a bootloader and boots directly into A/UX
itself. Traditionally, A/UX is booted by first booting Mac OS, and
then running SASH/launch to mount the A/UX root partition, run fsck if
necessary, load the unix kernel, and then boot it. SASH provides the
ability to manipulate the A/UX filesystem while actually running in
regular Mac OS.
Shoebill cannot boot into regular Mac OS, although that's a future
goal. Instead, it replicates the functionality of Apple's bootloader,
and boots directly into A/UX.

Alternatives

Package Version Architecture Repository
shoebill-0.0.5nb3.tgz 0.0.5nb3 amd64 NetBSD
shoebill - - -

Requires

Name Value
SDL2 >= 2.0.3nb8
libuuid >= 2.18

Download

Type URL
Mirror ftp.netbsd.org
Binary Package shoebill-0.0.5nb3.tgz
Source Package shoebill

Install Howto

Install shoebill tgz package:

# pkg_add shoebill

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