2012 MSFN Project Wish ListHardware and drivers
- WDM hardware driver repackager / installer
- partial project: minf
- create 9x driver from any WDM driver
- support: .inf, .msi, Inno, custom installers...
- WDM api extender:
- Walter Oney's WDMSTUB.SYS
- project topic
- Support for hard disks with 4 kilobyte native sectors
- ATA, SATA, USB or otherwise connected
- Hyper-threading / Multi-core support
- Hybrid flash-backed RAM drive
- flash write combining
- FAT in RAM
- AGP RAM disk
- AGP / PCI video texture memory
- non-XMS so no virtual address space load
- My 128MB Predator could add 120MB RDD to 256MB system!
System and software
- MSVCRT update with NT functions
- project discussion
- MSVCR70/71 used as replacement
- MFC42.DLL and possibly others must also be replaced
- Need someone(s) to install SP3, sub in R70/71 for RT and begin testing with older apps.
- Modern web browsing
- Firefox, Opera, Kmeleon
- custom builds, more Kex support
- IPv6 support and compatible firewall
- "New style" Java plug-in support
- Flash dynamic loader / switcher
- NPSWF32.dll / flash*.ocx stubs that could load 9/10/11 based on URL
- Browser independent
- System DLL rebaser / binder
- DLL's from a variety of sources probably do not all load at their preferred bases
- Relocated modules cannot be swapped out!
- Better XP SP2+ stability
- All printing functions / issues
- project topic
- solution for apps using PrintDlgExA and PrintDlgExW
- Support for:
- Opera 11, 12
- Firefox plug-ins: 20-20/Ikea, ...
- Acrobat Reader 7.09
- Adobe Air version 1.5
Post your wish, or discuss any of these. If a new wish is seconded, I'll add it to the list above. Links to existing or new projects will be included....
Edited by jumper, 31 March 2012 - 01:38 AM.