So. OpenMSX is also on RaspberryPi Opposed to the Easy ‘Click ‘n run’ CocoaMSX this is not for the faint at heart but I guess when you own a RaspberryPi you probably aren’t.
I posted this tip on raspberrypi.org to get you started on getting the emulator to work and I’ll repeat it here:
Nice, I managed to install and run it on the small moebius release package:
With the help of installing the libraries below Download your openmsx binary and install these:
Handy; A list of modes to set your RCA to PAL/NTSC or whatever, not sure if you want to but just to make this a complete post:
sdtv_mode=0 Normal NTSC
sdtv_mode=1 Japanese version of NTSC – no pedestal
sdtv_mode=2 Normal PAL
sdtv_mode=3 Brazilian version of PAL – 525/60 rather than 625/50, different subcarrier
(taken from http://elinux.org/RPiconfig#Video_mode_options )
So as I mentioned earlier I was not really using Windows system for a while now. But recently I came to search for a decent MSX emulator on OSX – which was a bit harder than I thought.
I’ve been out of the Windows system for a while but remember the BlueMSX emulator. For me that was the best functioning MSX emulator around and I bet it still is.
I donated a CX5M-I to Daniel Vik at that time, asking him if he would be willing to make special effort on emulating the CX5M specifics in return.
Well about a month later I was able to testrun the CX5M software on my PC. Great work! So if you want to test out some ROMs and have a PC – you can try and load them into the BlueMSX emulator