Re: NOVA programming

From: Petr Stehlik <>
Date: Wed, 15 Apr 1998 23:50:57 +0100

On Wed, 15 Apr 1998 08:33:18 +0200, Jo Even Skarstein wrote:

JES>> And how to copy the screen to the NOVA screen as fast as possible -
JES>> just set of move.l or is there a VDI function that is faster?
JES>If you need to copy from/to the videoram, then move.l should be

Apparently this is much slower than Doug's c2p routines to super slow
256-color mode ST-RAM. I don't get it.

JES>> How to setup the proper colors? Are Falcon TOS functions (XBIOS) patched for
JES>> NOVA? (haven't tried it yet as I use direct VIDEL color HW registers
JES>> currently).
JES>You can use VDI to change the CLUT if you're working in 256 colour

I was writting a .TTP program, so it was hard to call VDI. However as I
need to call wind_update I will have to convert it to GEM app :-/

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