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ID Category [?] Severity [?] Reproducibility Date Submitted Last Update
07726 Crash/Freeze Major Always Aug 11, 2020, 00:23 Aug 12, 2020, 21:06
Tester Justin Kerk View Status Public Platform MAME (Official Binary)
Assigned To Resolution Open OS Windows Vista/7/8 (64-bit)
Status [?] Confirmed Driver
Version 0.223 Fixed in Version Build 64-bit
Fixed in Git Commit Github Pull Request #
Summary MESS-specific 07726: t1000rl, t1000sl2: ROM DeskMate fails to load
Description The Tandy 1000 RL and SL/2 models have DeskMate (Tandy's GUI interface) built into the system ROM. See e.g.

However, when you try to load the built-in DeskMate in MAME, the systems hang indefinitely at a black screen with a blinking cursor.
Steps To Reproduce 1. mame t1000rl
2. Wait for the boot process to start DeskMate automatically
3. DeskMate version information is displayed, followed by a hang

1. mame t1000sl2
2. Wait for the built-in ROM DOS to boot
3. Press F12 at the DOS prompt to start DeskMate
4. DeskMate version information is displayed for a split second, followed by a hang
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Affected Sets / Systems t1000rl, t1000sl2
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Aug 11, 2020, 03:59
The driver is actually tandy1t.cpp, at least in my research.