|BasiliskII(1)||General Commands Manual||BasiliskII(1)|
NAME¶BasiliskII - a 68k Macintosh emulator
SYNOPSIS¶BasiliskII [--display display-name] [--break offset] [--rominfo]
is an Open Source 68k Macintosh emulator. That is, it enables you to run 68k MacOS software on you computer, even if you are using a different operating system. However, you still need a copy of MacOS and a Macintosh ROM image to use Basilisk II.
Basilisk II :
- - Emulates either a Mac Classic (which runs MacOS 0.x thru 7.5) or a Mac II series machine (which runs MacOS 7.x, 8.0 and 8.1), depending on the ROM being used
- - Color video display
- - CD quality sound output
- - Floppy disk driver (only 1.44MB disks supported)
- - Driver for HFS partitions and hardfiles
- - CD-ROM driver with basic audio functions
- - Easy file exchange with the host OS via a "Host Directory Tree" icon on the Mac desktop
- - Ethernet driver
- - Serial drivers
- - SCSI Manager (old-style) emulation
- - Emulates extended ADB keyboard and 3-button mouse
- - Uses UAE 68k emulation or (under AmigaOS and NetBSD/m68k) real 68k processor
- --display display-name
- specifies the display to use; see X(1)
- --break offset
- specifies a ROM offset where a breakpoint will be placed (for debugging)
- causes Basilisk II to print some information about the ROM being used on startup (for debugging)
- shows a complete list of options
- X server keycodes definitions.
- Framebuffer device specifications.
- User-specific configuration file.
- Contents of Mac non-volatile RAM.
BUGS¶Several. See the included "TODO" file.
SEE ALSO¶http://www.uni-mainz.de/~bauec002/B2Main.html (Basilisk II homepage)
AUTHOR¶Christian Bauer <Christian.Bauer@uni-mainz.de>
COPYRIGHT¶Copyright © 1997-2004 Christian Bauer et al.
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 675 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.