News nybble: Two significant ARMX6 upgrades from R-Comp

R-Comp have announced a new network driver for the ARMX6 that can provide a performance boost of between one and a half and ten times. Most users should see a benefit, but some more so than others – users with mixed speed devices on their networks, for example, should see more consistent behaviour and less problematic networking with Acorn Access or ShareFS. The latest RISC OS build for ARMX6 computers also now includes support for disc partitioning – something that has been notably lacking on RISC OS until now. Partitioning…

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LanMan98 now zero page friendly

Gain no pain! A new version of Common Internet File System (CIFS) client LanMan98 has been announced by CJE Micro’s. The software was originally developed and sold by Warm Silence Software as an extension for Acorn/ANT’s Omniclient, and worked alongside LanManFS to provide long filename support – much as another Warm Silence product, Win95FS, did for DOSFS and floppy discs.

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