Best General Use Bug Free TOS Version?

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Best General Use Bug Free TOS Version?

Postby KLund1 » Tue Sep 05, 2017 10:08 am

The topics says it all.
But, there is always a But, sorry!
Criteria:
Any ST to MSTE, Falcon/TT preferred, but unlikely.
Will run just about everything. Games at correct speed to applications/utilities that need all the speed available.
GEM/TOS/GDOS compatible without any known bugs.
I know there are patched TOS's. There is KAOS,etc.
But what is the "do it all" TOS ROM for general use?
I know a 520ST without an upgrade will not qualify. TT's/Falcons probably not the picture.
Just looking for something for a 1040ST to MSTE that can do it all. (yes the MSTE are 8/16 switchable, this should be addressed in the OS.)
But, there it is again, this should be a ROM, ROM Set, etc. so the ST/programs do not know the difference.
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Re: Best General Use Bug Free TOS Version?

Postby spiny » Tue Sep 05, 2017 10:30 am

2.06 (hardware mods needed for non STe machines)

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Re: Best General Use Bug Free TOS Version?

Postby AtariZoll » Tue Sep 05, 2017 12:14 pm

There is no such TOS version what is best in all. Additionally, there is lot of buggy, poor coded SW what works only on specific TOS versions - I mean don't blame always TOS when something works not well.
But there is a solution: http://atari.8bitchip.info/flashest.php
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Re: Best General Use Bug Free TOS Version?

Postby Neurotoxic » Tue Sep 05, 2017 1:57 pm

EmuTOS?
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Re: Best General Use Bug Free TOS Version?

Postby wongck » Tue Sep 05, 2017 2:45 pm

when i was using my 520 stfm, I had tos 1.02 rom and had a tos 2.06 new roms.
I can also soft load tos 1.04.
So it can handle lots of programs :P
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