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[12:34:20] <SharpTooth> Hello. <bow>
[12:35:17] <Colourless> hi
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[12:48:36] <SB-X> hi
[12:48:43] <Colourless> hi
[12:49:33] <SB-X> can you tell me whats usecode.dat do?
[12:49:59] <SB-X> in gamedat
[12:50:15] <Colourless> that is the usecode :-)
[12:50:41] <SB-X> eh?
[12:50:42] <Colourless> usecode is all the scripts that control the game
[12:50:47] <SB-X> i thought that was static/usecode
[12:50:54] <SB-X> this file is like 4k
[12:51:01] <Colourless> oh yeah
[12:51:05] <Colourless> silly me
[12:51:12] <SB-X> i mean 146 bytes
[12:51:41] <Colourless> that file should contains the saved usecode flags
[12:51:59] <SB-X> is that same as global flags on Colourless' menu?
[12:52:18] <Colourless> yeah it is, but it also contains other things as well
[12:53:17] <SB-X> cool thx
[12:53:43] <Colourless> my mistake, flaginit contains the gloab flags
[12:53:55] <Colourless> global i mean
[12:54:14] <SB-X> ok
[12:55:26] <Colourless> usecode.dat contains the npcs numbers of the party, all the usecode timers and the 'saved_pos'
[12:56:46] <SB-X> ooh
[13:07:09] <SB-X> why does exult put a u7midi file in every directory i run it from?
[13:07:34] <Colourless> you are running linux right?
[13:07:38] <SB-X> yes
[13:07:45] <SB-X> libkmid
[13:09:18] <Colourless> that's because the libkmidi drivers require the midi file be written to the disk to play
[13:09:37] <Colourless> it's possible for things to be done differently, but no one is too interested in doing it
[13:09:55] <SB-X> because you are interested in TiMidity?
[13:10:05] <Colourless> i use windows :-)
[13:10:09] <SB-X> oh
[13:10:13] <Colourless> everyone else uses Timitidy
[13:10:20] <SB-X> i just havnt downloaded Timidity patches yet
[13:10:24] <Colourless> Timidity even :-)
[13:10:47] <Colourless> the timidity driver also does the same
[13:10:53] <SB-X> oh :o
[13:11:07] <SB-X> you could put it in /tmp
[13:11:29] <SB-X> and then delete it
[13:11:37] <SB-X> or not
[13:11:47] <SB-X> are you and dominus only ones who use windows?
[13:12:26] <Colourless> Kirben who makes the snapshots also uses windows
[13:12:45] <Colourless> Max uses MacOS. all the rest use Linux
[13:12:59] <SB-X> oh :)
[13:13:11] <Colourless> Max being Fingolfin
[13:14:39] <SB-X> hrmm that sounds elvish
[13:14:56] <SB-X> o well
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[13:19:28] <Nadir> hi2all
[13:19:36] <SB-X> hi
[13:19:36] <Colourless> hi
[13:19:44] * Nadir is in scr1pt k1dd13 mode
[13:19:55] <Colourless> 3r3373!
[13:20:27] <SB-X> j00 r0x0rz
[13:20:46] <Colourless> y0 d3wd
[13:21:34] <Nadir> ok that's enough
[13:24:45] <Colourless> now things have gone all boreing at stuff ;-)
[13:34:19] <SB-X> hmm i am messing up here can someone help me with ucdump?
[13:35:05] <Colourless> wud is genereally better than ucdump
[13:35:23] <Colourless> ucdump does have some extra features though
[13:35:29] <Colourless> what are you trying to do?
[13:35:41] <SB-X> hmm ok wud works thanks!
[13:35:47] <SB-X> i was just trying to see a function
[13:36:01] <SB-X> but it only showed me 0000 db ``
[13:36:05] <SB-X> i mean ''
[13:36:31] <Colourless> ah, yes, ucdump has a problem with that
[13:36:45] <Colourless> remember use -s for serpent isle when using wud
[13:37:00] <SB-X> i think i have bg usecode
[13:37:33] <SB-X> i thought it was just part of the code but i canceled when my output file got to 7MB and only had "0000 db ''" in it
[13:38:27] <SB-X> heh usecode has commenting :)
[13:38:35] <SB-X> i guess 0096 is when you use the gangplank
[13:39:05] <Colourless> why, what's there?
[13:39:34] * SharpTooth ugs, he has 0096 implanted into his brane from staring at it for hours when he was leaning usecode.
[13:39:51] <SharpTooth> 0039 db '@I think the gangplank is blocked.@'
[13:39:57] <SB-X> lol
[13:40:13] <Colourless> that not a comment, that the text a npc would say, if the gangplank is blocked
[13:40:17] <SB-X> no
[13:40:21] <SB-X> i meant...
[13:40:25] <Colourless> usecode contains most of the text strings
[13:40:37] <SB-X> i know... SharpTooth is the one that said that
[13:40:41] <SB-X> i meant 0024: 1D 39 00 pushs L0039 ; @I think the gang...
[13:40:52] <SB-X> after the semicolon is a comment?
[13:41:03] <Colourless> again, not a comment, it's the text string.
[13:41:16] <SharpTooth> SB-X: <nod> It's saying that the L0039, is that bit of text. <grin> It's an automatically generated comment.
[13:41:26] <Colourless> yeah
[13:41:46] <Colourless> makes understanding the usecode a hell of a lot easier
[13:41:53] <SB-X> oh that is what i thought
[13:42:06] <SB-X> whats it mean if a number is after a semicolon?
[13:42:20] <Colourless> it means its an integer
[13:42:28] <Colourless> of somesort
[13:42:43] <Colourless> the meaning can be dependant on the opcode being executed
[13:43:28] <Colourless> bracketed numbers are temporary variables
[13:45:10] <SB-X> pop [0002] -> create temporary variable and pop value from top of stack into it?
[13:45:44] <Colourless> that's pop the top value from the stack into temporary variable 0002
[13:46:05] <SB-X> oh.. but you cant use 0002 without brackets can you?
[13:46:36] <Colourless> without the brackets the number is an integer constant
[13:46:59] <SB-X> so saying [0002] is appropriate :D
[13:47:05] <Colourless> yeah
[13:48:58] <Colourless> generally integer constants are written in hex (????H)
[13:51:48] <Colourless> infact all numbers are actually written in hex
[13:52:18] <SB-X> heh
[13:57:49] <SB-X> uh oh exult is having a problem
[13:58:09] <Colourless> wouldn't surprise me
[13:58:28] <SB-X> hehe...
[13:58:41] <SB-X> whats it mean if theres a seg fault and parachute deployed in middle of operation?
[13:58:46] <SB-X> but program is still running
[13:58:59] <SB-X> and graphics are getting messed up.. and theres no more music
[13:59:12] <SB-X> and if i press f4 it shows some X error
[13:59:22] <SB-X> is that familiar?
[13:59:30] <SharpTooth> Colourless: Bad Colourless! I didn't even know there were bugs until I was but on the bugtracker... umm... yesterday! <fangygrin>
[13:59:48] <Colourless> :-)
[14:00:01] <SB-X> SharpTooth: are you using linux version?
[14:00:10] * SharpTooth blames Dominus for making him aware of bugs.
[14:00:18] <Colourless> not for me, i don't use linux, and have the parachute disabled
[14:00:25] <SharpTooth> SB-X: <nod> Indeed I am. I haven't seen that error before.
[14:00:33] <SB-X> i think this might be a libkmid error but i dont know why
[14:00:46] <SB-X> and after i exit exult with this error, it stays in memory
[14:02:00] <SB-X> and uses my audio device
[14:02:19] <SharpTooth> Weird. I haven't encountered that before.
[14:02:44] <SB-X> Fatal signal: Segmentation Fault (SDL Parachute Deployed)
[14:03:15] <SB-X> since music doesnt work after that i guess its a sound problem
[14:03:34] <SharpTooth> Possibly. Soundcard?
[14:03:41] <Colourless> if exult still works after it happened, it not an exult problem
[14:04:02] <SB-X> Xlib: unexpected async reply (sequence 0x125)!
[14:04:18] <SB-X> i have to ctrl-c out of exult :)
[14:04:33] <SB-X> oh and graphics are messed up too
[14:04:41] <SB-X> i dont think its soundcard i think its libkmid
[14:06:09] <SB-X> what happened to the cheapass forked midi player?
[14:06:25] <Colourless> that's Timidity
[14:06:58] <SB-X> oh i should compile with that enabled then :)
[14:06:59] <Nadir> Well, that could be either timidity or playmidi
[14:07:08] <SB-X> yeah i thought it was playmidi
[14:07:18] <SB-X> that i used before because ive never had timidity :)
[14:07:35] <Colourless> no wait, it's playmidi :-)
[14:08:09] <SB-X> /dev/sequencer: Device or resource busy
[14:08:14] <Nadir> if timidity is in the path, remove config.cache and run configure. It will automatically detect it
[14:08:18] <Colourless> they both claim to be cheapass and forked :-)
[14:08:19] <SB-X> i wonder what is using my card
[14:08:26] <Nadir> SB-X: do you run esd or artsd ?
[14:08:46] <SB-X> no
[14:09:21] <SB-X> hmm Nadir how do i configure timidity? :)
[14:09:55] <Nadir> how did you install it ?
[14:10:35] <Nadir> RPM ? DEB ? by hand ?
[14:10:40] <SB-X> it is under /usr/local and i dont have any patches
[14:10:43] <SB-X> by hand
[14:10:53] <Nadir> it won't do much without patches...
[14:11:10] <SB-X> do you have a link to patches i can use?
[14:11:17] <Nadir> you need to download a set of patches, or use a soundfont.
[14:11:23] <SB-X> hmm which is better?
[14:12:09] <Nadir> Well, EAW patches is >30MB, so it should sound better than most soundfonts.
[14:12:12] <Nadir> http://www.stardate.bc.ca/eawpatches/html/default.htm
[14:12:22] <Nadir> But if you have a SoundFont, timidity can use that too
[14:12:29] <SB-X> i have a SB16
[14:12:33] <Nadir> (to save you from downloading)
[14:13:04] <SB-X> ill just go to that link
[14:13:14] <SB-X> how diff does timidity sound from U7 in dos?
[14:14:13] <Nadir> much different
[14:14:37] <Nadir> I can provide an MP3 for you
[14:15:44] <SB-X> right now i am downloading 76.mp3 from that site
[14:16:30] <Nadir> do you have a fast connection ?
[14:16:53] <SB-X> no
[14:17:38] <Nadir> 76.mp3 is ok-ish, but it would be better for you to hear a U7 tune
[14:17:52] <SB-X> i am connected at ~24-26k :(
[14:18:23] <SB-X> i downloaded Stones from Tom's Ultima7 page but that is recorded from MT32 not from timidity
[14:18:50] <SB-X> are they similiar sounding?
[14:19:05] <Nadir> timidity is better IMHO
[14:19:09] <Nadir> (with EAWpatches)
[14:19:39] <SB-X> oh good :)
[14:19:55] <Nadir> It will take you a while to dl eaw though
[14:20:27] <SB-X> after i get them how do i make it work? when i run timidity it says it cant find config file
[14:20:58] <SB-X> timidity: Can't read any configuration file.
[14:20:58] <SB-X> Please check /usr/local/share/timidity/timidity.cfg
[14:21:24] <Nadir> you need to create that file
[14:21:32] <Nadir> EAW contains info on how to do it
[14:21:52] <SB-X> i dont even have the directory /usr/local/share/timidity
[14:21:55] <SB-X> ok
[14:22:06] <SB-X> downloading now
[14:23:14] * SharpTooth uses his vorpal claws +3 to shread an infuriating off-by-one error. <grr>
[14:23:42] <SB-X> ...
[14:24:01] <Colourless> sharptooth: and?
[14:25:00] <SharpTooth> It's currently 'dead'. <grin> I've been trying to find a weird 'random' crash for the past 3 hours, and that looks like what the problem was.
[14:26:16] <SharpTooth> It's nothing to worry about, just in ucxt, return to your normal discussions citizens. <grin>
[14:26:35] <SB-X> whats a vorpal claw?
[14:28:10] <SharpTooth> A shaper then your average claw. IIRC, I randomly picked that out of the air from D&D. Don't mind me, I'm weird.
[14:29:11] <SB-X> i am downloading eaw bz2 file now nadir -> 27,939,063 bytes
[14:29:15] <Colourless> yes you are wierd. You're a rabbit for crying out loud... but then again, i'm colourless ;-)
[14:30:34] * SharpTooth looks innocent and hops on top of the couch.
[14:31:11] <Nadir> SB-X: good
[14:31:17] <SB-X> dont the rabbits in u7 contain beef?
[14:31:19] <Nadir> tell me when you're done
[14:32:20] * SharpTooth doesn't know, he's never killed a rabbit in u7.
[14:32:22] <Colourless> i think they do
[14:34:42] <SB-X> you dont have to kill it, i think you could pickpocket it :)
[14:35:02] <SharpTooth> "Wats ot
[14:35:12] <SharpTooth> "Wats it's got in it's pockets?"
[14:35:13] <Colourless> aye, but only with the cheat in u7... but in Serpent Isle you can use vibrate :-)
[14:35:42] <SharpTooth> That's a bug that needs to be fixed. <grin>
[14:35:47] <Colourless> from memory you can vibrate all 5 legs from a sheep (i think that's the right animal)
[14:38:34] <SB-X> i have only played SI enough to get to the second or third area
[15:04:59] <Nadir> SB-X: how's that download going ?
[15:06:20] <SB-X> 25%
[15:40:15] <Nadir> According to Slashdot, Wizardry 8 has been released...
[15:45:36] <SB-X> how does the usecode function i want to compile have to look so wuc doesnt seg fault?
[15:46:21] <Colourless> well, if you explained what you are trying to do, we might be able to help you
[15:47:00] <SB-X> i just did "wud usecode 96 > 0096.txt" "wuc 0096.txt 0096.uc"
[15:47:15] <Colourless> i've no idea how wuc works
[15:47:15] <SB-X> i am lagged
[15:47:38] <Colourless> i don't even know if it does actually work
[15:48:17] <SB-X> k
[15:49:12] <SB-X> what is the program to use then?
[15:50:15] <Nadir> ask SharpTooth
[15:50:18] <Colourless> the usecode compiler
[15:50:28] <Nadir> is that up to date ?
[15:50:35] <Colourless> nope
[15:50:38] <Colourless> :-)
[15:50:54] <Nadir> So it doesn't really work
[15:51:14] <SharpTooth> I don't use anything to turn usecode-assembler or usecode-script unto usecode-binary, I work the other way around. <grin>
[15:51:50] <Nadir> SB-X: my advice is to wait until jeff starts working on the tools again
[15:52:09] <SB-X> ucc?
[15:52:15] <Nadir> exactly
[15:52:35] <Colourless> at the moment it doesn't produce valid usecode for conversations
[15:55:10] <SB-X> SharpTooth: i dont understand
[15:56:10] <SharpTooth> SB-X: I'm trying to write a tool to convert the usecode-binary into usecode-script supported by Jeff's ucc compiler.
[15:56:22] <Nadir> spiffy
[15:57:48] <SB-X> Nadir: EAW patches bz2 is 50%
[15:57:48] <SB-X> wud doesnt work?
[15:58:01] <SB-X> oh script
[15:58:10] <Nadir> wud works
[15:58:23] <Nadir> ucxt is better
[15:58:48] <Colourless> ucxt is a work in progress :-)
[15:59:12] <Nadir> SharpTooth: why is ucxt disabled in Makefiles ?
[15:59:21] <SharpTooth> I had a version in cvs that 'worked' as in produced a somewhat c-like output, but I had to break that to remove all the original ucdump loading code I was using (it was most unreadable, undocumented, and IIRC not-portable onto anything without intel-byte-ordering). But it does output a credible usecode-assembler output like ucdump, and is configurable by altering one paricular datafile. <grin>
[16:00:46] <SharpTooth> Nadir: I never got around to putting it into the proper configure system, a long time ago when I first started it. <grin> Back when it was coded using GCC under windows. I'm going to drop it into the configure system, once I get it to the point where I'm not breaking 'features' every second commit.
[16:01:39] <SB-X> Im just saying how have you guys written any usecode if you have?(SharpTooth excluded because he probably just codes in binary to begin with :D)
[16:03:17] <SharpTooth> SB-X: Ironicly, yes I have hacked the USECODE file using a hex editor to alter the usecode. IIRC it was to flip a test so I didn't have to go hunting for my manual to 'pass' the copy protection questions in trinsic.
[16:07:09] <SB-X> SharpTooth: Other than that how does one put usecode-assembly back into the usecode if wuc doesn't work?
[16:09:23] <SharpTooth> I don't know. <grin> I remember using wuc quite a while ago (back when I was still coding with DJGPP), and I remember it working, you just had to be very picky, because it didn't really do much automatical recalcuation. If you replaced a 3 byte instruction with a 2 byte one, you had to go through and change all the jump targets or else things would break horribly for example.
[16:09:24] <Nadir> jeff wrote some usecode for the SourceForge Island Demo (http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/exult/bgpatch2.zip), using 'ucc', but Exult won't load it anymore
[16:14:24] <SB-X> hmm ok
[16:20:41] <Nadir> gotta go
[16:20:42] <Nadir> bye
[16:20:43] <-- Nadir has left IRC ("Pleasant dreams, Avatar... hehehehehe")
[16:31:31] <SharpTooth> Bye all. This bunny has to be awake again in 5 hours. <grin>
[17:57:31] <SB-X> yay the file is done
[17:57:49] <SB-X> hmm Nadir is gone
[17:58:06] <Colourless> yeah he is
[18:04:06] <SB-X> no biggie, this has an install script i believe
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[18:22:58] <wjp> hi
[18:26:00] <SB-X> hi
[18:26:57] <SB-X> do you use TiMidity?
[18:28:52] <wjp> yeah
[18:29:15] <SB-X> :^) can you tell me how to configure it with the patches i just downloaded?
[18:29:24] <wjp> don't know anything about it, sorry :/
[18:29:40] <Colourless> hi wjp
[18:29:51] <wjp> it was automatically installed properly when I installed the relevant .rpm's
[18:29:55] <SB-X> hmm k
[18:29:58] <SB-X> np
[18:30:25] <wjp> I can take a look if I can find a config file, though...
[18:31:23] <wjp> hmm, I have a /usr/share/timidity/timidity.cfg, that looks something like this:
[18:31:27] <wjp> bank 0:
[18:31:31] <wjp> 0 /usr/share/timidity/instruments/acpiano
[18:31:36] <wjp> 1 /usr/share/timidity/instruments/britepno
[18:31:38] <wjp> ...
[18:31:46] <wjp> 127 /usr/share/timidity/instruments/pistol
[18:31:53] <wjp> drumset 0
[18:31:57] <wjp> 27 /usr/share/timidity/instruments/highq
[18:32:00] <wjp> ...
[18:32:08] <wjp> 87 /usr/share/timidity/instruments/surdo2
[18:32:30] <wjp> dunno if that helps :-)
[18:32:48] <SB-X> a little i will tell you if i need more help thanks :)
[18:34:41] <Colourless> there should be a timidity.cfg that comes with patches
[18:37:47] <SB-X> it has an install script that figures i should already have a timidity.cfg
[18:39:26] <SB-X> ok it does have one
[18:41:48] <SB-X> made for win32 systems :)
[18:42:03] <SB-X> ill just change the dirs
[18:48:07] <SB-X> yay synthesized midi
[18:48:32] <Colourless> technically, all midi is synthesized ;-)
[18:48:41] <wjp> :-)
[18:49:43] <SB-X> hmm.. yay digitial software representations of the appropriate synthesized instruments
[18:50:23] <Colourless> you mean a wavetable synthesizer :-)
[18:50:51] <SB-X> this would be a fake one wouldnt it?
[18:51:43] <SB-X> anyway
[18:52:02] <SB-X> do you guys have source mt-32.cfg commented?
[18:52:37] <Colourless> no
[18:52:47] <SB-X> ok i will uncomment it
[18:53:06] <Colourless> actually, i meant it should be commented
[18:53:31] <SB-X> ok i will comment it
[18:53:38] <Colourless> yeah :-)
[18:56:54] <SB-X> this is great, i shoulda used TiMidity before
[18:57:42] <Colourless> :-)
[18:57:57] <SB-X> Not Sea Shanty!
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[19:03:25] <m0t0ro> hi
[19:03:31] <m0t0ro> wjp
[19:03:37] <m0t0ro> r u there?
[19:03:41] * wjp nods
[19:03:54] <Colourless> hi
[19:04:14] <SB-X> hi
[19:04:32] <m0t0ro> a have a question about exult
[19:04:57] <Colourless> k
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[19:07:28] <SB-X> eh
[19:07:32] <wjp> :-)
[19:07:47] <Colourless> hmmm
[19:14:26] * Colourless wonders if he'll come back
[19:18:19] <SB-X> btw the problem i was having earlier was resolved by reloading the opl module
[19:22:55] <SB-X> someone should make some better SFX though
[19:23:30] <wjp> Dominus created an SFX-pack using some of U9's sfx
[19:23:48] <wjp> it should sound better than the 'original' sfx
[19:24:15] <SB-X> where can i get it?
[19:24:26] <SB-X> hehe does it have the buzzing sound in trinsic ? :)
[19:24:48] <wjp> hmm, good question... I don't have the link anywhere :/
[19:24:51] <Colourless> -DCOLOURLESS_REALLY_HATES_THE_BG_SFX :-)
[19:25:07] <wjp> :-)
[19:25:22] <SB-X> i saw that in the code a couple days ago i dont blame you :-)
[19:25:40] <SB-X> i dont hate them though, i think of the buzzing as crickets in the trees
[19:25:51] <SB-X> grass
[19:25:57] <wjp> right :-)
[19:25:59] <SB-X> whatever buzzes
[19:26:43] <Colourless> i don't use the wave sets, i instead use the midi sfx
[19:27:41] * wjp has sound disabled, usually
[20:38:43] <wjp> *sigh*... my father just managed to have his entire HKEY_CURRENT_USER registry branch deleted
[20:39:12] <Colourless> how?
[20:39:18] <wjp> not a clue
[20:39:53] <Colourless> some badly written programs are known to do that sort of thing when uninstalled
[20:40:28] <wjp> could be that... he kind of likes to install useless shareware programs
[20:40:46] <Colourless> i can't imagine user.dat would have gotten deleted... windows should complain if that happens
[20:41:16] <wjp> isn't user.dat always open?
[20:41:20] <Colourless> yeah
[20:41:51] * wjp has been trying to get his father to stop installing junk for years now
[20:42:02] <wjp> not much luck, though :-)
[20:42:04] <Colourless> could have been a virus/worm/trojan or something as well
[20:42:09] <wjp> true
[20:42:32] <wjp> and would again most likely be caused by installing junk...
[20:42:44] <Colourless> yeah
[20:43:48] <Colourless> what os is the computer?
[20:43:52] <wjp> w98
[20:44:02] <Colourless> multiple user logins?
[20:44:05] <wjp> no
[20:44:25] <wjp> at least, not to my knowledge
[20:44:38] <wjp> I stay far away from it, usually :-)
[20:44:55] <wjp> do you know where the HKEY_CURRENT_USER of other users are stored?
[20:44:59] <wjp> in HKEY_USERS?
[20:45:24] <Colourless> hmm, it might be possible to recover my registry. it's possible that there is a user.1st file in the root directory... that is a backup of the default user
[20:45:35] <Colourless> yeah they are
[20:45:55] <wjp> HKEY_USERS only has a '.DEFAULT' and a 'Software' subkey
[20:46:20] <Colourless> ok, only default user
[20:46:23] <wjp> brb, I'll go check for that user.1st file
[20:50:08] <wjp> hmm, there are several user.* files in the windows dir
[20:50:25] <wjp> extensions sound like they have been backed up on installation of several programs are something like dat
[20:50:27] <SB-X> i remember a user.da0 backup for win95 :)
[20:50:28] <wjp> s/dat/that/
[20:50:46] <wjp> one's only a week old
[20:50:49] <Colourless> well, the newest one should be the most recent
[20:50:57] <Colourless> and also the biggest
[20:51:14] <wjp> yeah, those things only increase in size, even if you throw away everything :-)
[20:51:31] <wjp> hmm, I wonder if it would be 'undeletable' then
[20:52:09] <Colourless> probably not
[20:52:25] <wjp> can you just copy a user.* backup over user.dat from dos-mode?
[20:52:31] <Colourless> yes
[20:52:37] <wjp> (or should I copy the corresponding system.* too?)
[20:52:52] <Colourless> no, leave system as is, it should be ok
[20:52:55] * wjp nods
[20:53:02] <wjp> ok, I'll go try that then
[21:00:11] <wjp> well, that seems to have restored most things
[21:00:22] <wjp> thanks for the help
[21:00:35] <Colourless> as I would execpt. no problem :-)
[21:02:32] <Colourless> i really should be going now
[21:02:39] <wjp> g'night
[21:02:41] <SB-X> bye
[21:02:51] <Colourless> bye
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[21:03:43] <wjp> hmm, it should be about 7:30 am there now... ugh
[21:03:57] <SB-X> hehe
[21:05:45] <SB-X> exult is unplayable for me with timidity :(
[21:07:24] <wjp> in what way?
[21:07:31] <SB-X> i guess it eats too much cpu
[21:07:36] <SB-X> sound skips, game skips
[21:08:22] <SB-X> i mean sound skips, game slows
[21:08:37] <wjp> hmm :/
[21:08:49] <wjp> what CPU do you have, and how much mem?
[21:09:00] <SB-X> 200 40
[21:09:25] <wjp> 200Mhz? hmm... that's a bit on the slow side, yes
[21:10:11] <SB-X> the software synthesis i have in windows works fine with exult
[21:10:30] <SB-X> it is the Seer wavesynth that came with the sb16
[21:12:57] <SB-X> oh no it is 3:12PM i gotta sleep!
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