[squeak-dev] Re: VM for Win98? (Image file read problem (0 out of 4
andreas.raab at gmx.de
Fri Jun 20 00:52:57 UTC 2008
Win 95/98 support has been dropped when adding full Unicode support to
the 3.10.x series of VMs (the need to compile with MS' compatibility
layer for unicode ticked me over it ;-) You can try using the 3.7.1 VM
which is very stable and should work well under Win 95/98:
Kouji takahashi wrote:
> I downloaded latest Windows VM from www.squeak.org/Download page.
> On Win98 PC, this VM shows Windows dialog
> "Image file read problem (0 out of 4 byte read)"
> and abort image loading.
> On WinXP, same VM/image works great (as usual).
> Squeak.exe 1,053KB 2004-09-23 runs stable on Win98.
> But it consumes 50% CPU even idling.
> I plan to use Squeak as controller for automated tasks.
> So constantly consumes 50% CPU VM is not attractive. :-)
> I'm looking for more CPU gentle VM for Win98 and/or tips.
> Thanks ( in advance ).
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