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2018-01-23 00:35
PAL

Registered: Mar 2009
Posts: 218
Vice sux these days...

....I am just a lamer so bear with me... music halts, no real frame-rate - full 50 halts now, set settings resetting to no true drive.... a big chunky graphics overlay when looking at demos in full-screen... WHY IS VICE EMULATOR SUDDENLY SHITTY TO THE POINT ONE DO NOT WANT TO USE IT ANY MORE?

It was so stable and perfect before last update... what went wrong? There are so many issues now... all things bugs in all demos and playback...

Will there be a fix it all for people like me that just happen to have a greatest ASUS laptop where everything used to work but now are just total lame in every aspect and can not get it to play right, I ask because last version worked like a charm... So utterly lame update to the latest version.

Maybe it is just me... wait, our coders and everyone have same bugs... such a terrible update... if there are some special setting to be set why do not make them the same as last version? that worked all the time with all demos?
 
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2018-01-24 20:09
BiGFooT

Registered: Mar 2002
Posts: 10
Why no one mentioned the easter-eggs/hidden parts on Poopbirds screenshot?

After Slajerek C64 debugger got released I prefer Vice over CCS even if it's more resource hungry. Video lagging is depends on how many window is open in the background, how long ago the computer was restarted (hello AMD drivers and shaders!) and of course, recent patches. You should get used to it or write your own emulator. (https://preview.ibb.co/mrb9Tb/bigemu.png)

Anyway +1 on the "classic shell" looks, I get lost too on the modern start menu/metro screen... and don't trust the one uses Internet Explorer in most cases.
2018-01-24 20:18
Compyx

Registered: Jan 2005
Posts: 312
Quoting BiGFooT
Why no one mentioned the easter-eggs/hidden parts on Poopbirds screenshot?


Maybe because they were very obvious? Though I lol'ed a bit.
2018-01-25 09:41
Tom-Cat

Registered: Apr 2003
Posts: 16
btw. with 3.x the winvice became unusable for me too... but the "Use only First CPU" option fixed everything here, it is back to smooth emulation 50 fps now.
2018-01-25 14:14
Isildur

Registered: Sep 2006
Posts: 213
@Tom-Cat, thanks for pointing to this new option. Always stable 100% + 50fps here on win10x64 for the first time ;)
2018-01-25 17:56
Jailbird

Registered: Dec 2001
Posts: 1512
Quoting Tom-Cat
"Use only First CPU"

Where can I find this option?
2018-01-25 18:03
Tom-Cat

Registered: Apr 2003
Posts: 16
Quote: Quoting Tom-Cat
"Use only First CPU"

Where can I find this option?


In the Settings menu... check your own screenshot up there, 20th selection from the top :)
2018-01-25 20:25
Jailbird

Registered: Dec 2001
Posts: 1512
Ah, thanks :)
2018-02-22 21:18
Oswald

Registered: Apr 2002
Posts: 4231
stumbled on a weird bug.

if I start vice3.1 with sound playback off, alt+s crashes it. if sound is turned back on before alt+s its fine, and sound turned off again its fine again.
2018-02-23 11:47
hedning

Registered: Mar 2009
Posts: 1548
Quote: @Tom-Cat, thanks for pointing to this new option. Always stable 100% + 50fps here on win10x64 for the first time ;)

Same here. Finally.
2018-02-25 10:21
Style

Registered: Jun 2004
Posts: 483
Detecting ISA HardSID boards.
Could not open '/dev/port'.
Cannot get permission to access $300.
Detecting PCI HardSID boards.
No PCI HardSID boards found.
HW scale not available, forcing to disabled
Reading configuration file `/home/simon/.vice/vicerc'.
HW scale not available, forcing to disabled

*** VICE Version 3.0 ***
OS compiled for: Linux glibc 2.24
GUI compiled for: GTK+
CPU compiled for: AMD64/x86_64
Compiler used: GCC-6.2.1
Current OS: Linux 4.13.0-35-generic (glibc 2.26)
Current CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7500U CPU @ 2.70GHz

Welcome to x64, the free portable C64 Emulator.

Current VICE team members:
Andreas Matthies, Martin Pottendorfer, Marco van den Heuvel, Fabrizio Gennari,
Groepaz, Marcus Sutton, Kajtar Zsolt, Stefan Haubenthal, BSzili, AreaScout,
Bas Wassink.

This is free software with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
See the "About VICE" command for more info.

X11: GTK version compiled with: 3.22 (xf86 ext:yes cairo:yes pango:yes VTE:yes hwscale:no fullscreen:yes ui-threads:no)
Segmentation fault (core dumped)
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