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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 April 2020, 21:42
Replies: 2,505
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Posted By Exodous
I missed a bit, if the process has been released...

I missed a bit, if the process has been released from the current cli, then ctrl-c won't have any effect upon the released process.

Open a shell and run something like:

dir dh0: opt a

ctrl-c...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 April 2020, 21:37
Replies: 2,505
Views: 379,998
Posted By Exodous
That just looks like the result of some confused...

That just looks like the result of some confused thinking.

*cli in the response below relates to shell, cli, command window or whatever else you want to call it.

**stream in the response below...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 April 2020, 21:04
Replies: 2,505
Views: 379,998
Posted By Exodous
Thomas said "For nil: you are right". Therefore...

Thomas said "For nil: you are right". Therefore he is in agreement with that statement, so it's not that one :)

To access the redirected "content", software makes use of the dos.library "Open"...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 April 2020, 15:35
Replies: 2,505
Views: 379,998
Posted By Exodous
Please do elaborate as to which of the 4 lines I...

Please do elaborate as to which of the 4 lines I wrote are "Not exactly" correct in the context of the question of what "<>" before "NIL:" meant? :confused
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 April 2020, 07:47
Replies: 2,505
Views: 379,998
Posted By Exodous
< means redirect input from the respective file ...

< means redirect input from the respective file
> means redirect output to the respective file
NIL: is a pseudo file which means "nowhere"

You could write it as "<NIL: >NIL:" but this can be...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 March 2020, 21:20
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By Exodous
I've just uploaded the Commodore 1940/1942...

I've just uploaded the Commodore 1940/1942 Service Manual to The Zone!. I've no idea where it came from, but it might be useful.

To access The Zone!, see...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 March 2020, 21:06
Replies: 76
Views: 3,594
Posted By Exodous
It depends on the board what you could find, but...

It depends on the board what you could find, but generally most of what you could get at the time is now in TOSEC, there are also lots of BBS site archives online that will give you a good flavour of...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 March 2020, 15:01
Replies: 1,099
Views: 73,868
Posted By Exodous
When I had my original A1200, I had an internal...

When I had my original A1200, I had an internal 80MB 2.5" IDE drive and an external Archos Overdrive PCMCIA drive with a 320MB 3.5" IDE drive inside.



http://amiga.resource.cx/exp/overdrivehd
Forum: request.Apps 28 February 2020, 14:31
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By Exodous
The Zone is accessed by a link at the top right...

The Zone is accessed by a link at the top right of the page, a couple of lines under your username and links to:

http://eab.abime.net/zone.php?
Forum: request.Apps 28 February 2020, 08:22
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By Exodous
Complete-Amiga-C.zip is now in the zone...

Complete-Amiga-C.zip is now in the zone containing all 4 ADF files.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 26 February 2020, 21:34
Replies: 32
Views: 1,596
Posted By Exodous
You missed one very important point with this...

You missed one very important point with this quotation - the comment:


#define BADDR( bptr ) (bptr << 2) * Convert BPTR to byte addressed pointer
BADDR converts a BCPL pointer to a byte...
Forum: support.Apps 26 February 2020, 21:20
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By Exodous
The "3.04" on startup is just a command in the...

The "3.04" on startup is just a command in the startup-sequence and is there on 3.04, 3.14 and the French 3.50 if booting from the floppy.

echo "Amiga Workbench Disk (UK). Release 1.3.3 version...
Forum: support.Apps 25 February 2020, 21:49
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By Exodous
I've got my original Devpac 3.04 (which I...

I've got my original Devpac 3.04 (which I bought), converted to an ADF, which boots in Kickstart 1.3 on a 1MB A500 "Quickstart" in WinUAE.

I've also got an ADF of 3.14 which also boots on the same...
Forum: project.EAB File Server 22 February 2020, 14:34
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By Exodous
You will find them in...

You will find them in Commodore_Amiga/TOSEC/TOSEC-ISO (2019-12-24)/

Some are in "Commodore Amiga - CD - Games...", others in ""Commodore Amiga - CD32 - Games..." etc.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 16 February 2020, 14:52
Replies: 16
Views: 847
Posted By Exodous
Instructions are fetched a word at a time, the...

Instructions are fetched a word at a time, the first word to decode the instruction and then as many extension words as necessary following the decoding.

From the 68040 User Manual:

"For...
Forum: support.Apps 14 February 2020, 18:12
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By Exodous
I didn't have a 2.04 build, so just fired one up...

I didn't have a 2.04 build, so just fired one up in WinUAE by copying the contents of 2.04 Workbench, Fonts and Extras to an empty hard disk from a shell using "copy df0: dh0: all clone" for each...
Forum: support.Apps 14 February 2020, 16:11
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By Exodous
I've uploaded v4.1 to The Zone! for you. The...

I've uploaded v4.1 to The Zone! for you. The installer looks for Kickstart v37 or above, so it should work on any 2.x
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 08 February 2020, 17:58
Replies: 6
Views: 1,185
Posted By Exodous
All 3 of your move.l timings are identical for...

All 3 of your move.l timings are identical for the <ea> calculation and the execution sides:

move.l #x,lab = 2 calc + 1L + 1 execute
move.l #x,(An)+ = 2 calc + 1L + 1 execute
move.l #x,d(SP) = 2...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 January 2020, 22:35
Replies: 28
Views: 1,948
Posted By Exodous
I released quite a few freeware utilities via...

I released quite a few freeware utilities via disk swapping, BBS's and on Aminet. Some featured on magazine coverdisks and/or in magazine reviews. I still have physical copies of the magazines I...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 January 2020, 13:52
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By Exodous
I was searching for something and I found some...

I was searching for something and I found some reviews I'd written back in 1994 on comp.sys.amiga.

The most surprising thing I found was someone recommending and linking to a tool on Aminet that...
Forum: request.Other 17 January 2020, 20:27
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By Exodous
Would it be the same as this? English...

Would it be the same as this?

English Manual: http://www.amiga-storage.net/dl.php?id=851496&dir=Manuals%2FA4000&file=FastLane+Z3+-+Manual-ENG.pdf

Jumpers:...
Forum: support.Games 17 January 2020, 16:00
Replies: 12
Views: 840
Posted By Exodous
You could also try my "baby" ...

You could also try my "baby"

http://aminet.net/package/util/misc/bootute_v2.7

EDIT: Don't bother with the one on TOSEC. It was never released on floppy and the hacked keyfile included actually...
Forum: project.MAGE 15 January 2020, 22:14
Replies: 2,979
Views: 301,808
Posted By Exodous
@DamienD, this is astonishing and I could see no...

@DamienD, this is astonishing and I could see no reason why you would want to damage your reputation in such a way.

I've spent the last 20+ years working in IT Security, so I am naturally...
Forum: project.MAGE 10 January 2020, 21:18
Replies: 2,979
Views: 301,808
Posted By Exodous
Damien, I just wanted to thank you very much for...

Damien, I just wanted to thank you very much for your collection. I've had lots of fun with my son, going through old games I used to play when I was younger and he's found some new favourites of...
Forum: Coders. General 23 December 2019, 18:12
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By Exodous
IntBase is a label lower down the code, so this...

IntBase is a label lower down the code, so this just moves the result of OpenLibrary (on the intuition.library) into a memory location within the program/data space.
Forum: Coders. General 23 December 2019, 18:11
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By Exodous
The instruction you have highlighted: move.w...

The instruction you have highlighted:

move.w CUSTOMSCREEN|SCREENQUIET,ns_Type(a0)

attempts to move the value stored at memory address CUSTOMSCREEN|SCREENQUIET into ns_Type(a0).

CUSTOMSCREEN...
Forum: request.Apps 13 December 2019, 17:33
Replies: 17
Views: 2,566
Posted By Exodous
I sent @dominicclifton a PM a few weeks ago...

I sent @dominicclifton a PM a few weeks ago offering to get the data off DAT tapes, but alas have had no reply.

I'm replying here in the hope it might be read, or Dominic subscribed to the thread...
Forum: News 08 December 2019, 18:26
Replies: 154
Views: 21,500
Posted By Exodous
It is possible to download one of many GUI tools...

It is possible to download one of many GUI tools to do it - or just download the blank ADF collection from Aminet and create copies of them as required :)
...
Forum: News 08 December 2019, 07:31
Replies: 154
Views: 21,500
Posted By Exodous
If you have WinUAE, then just create the file in...

If you have WinUAE, then just create the file in Windows - this is for Windows 10, not sure whether it works in earlier versions or not as I've not got anything less to test on:

Open a command...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 27 November 2019, 22:01
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By Exodous
I've seen something similar many moons ago and...

I've seen something similar many moons ago and recalled reading about it somewhere.

Having just dug out "Mapping The Amiga" it states:

"The 8520 CIA chip has only 16 registers, and they are...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 27 November 2019, 21:02
Replies: 28
Views: 1,992
Posted By Exodous
I started with an A500 Batman Pack (missing from...

I started with an A500 Batman Pack (missing from the list, so I selected "Other"), upgraded to a bare A1200 (selected "none"), but had to get a PC for Uni work so sold it. I came back to the Amiga...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 21 November 2019, 15:51
Replies: 18
Views: 918
Posted By Exodous
Divides and multiplies are also quite slow. I...

Divides and multiplies are also quite slow. I can't remember the cycle timings off the top of my head, but you would replace:

divu #8,d0 ; Divide by 8 is shift 3 places right


with
...
Forum: Member Introductions 16 November 2019, 21:24
Replies: 23
Views: 2,235
Posted By Exodous
Thanks for the replies. Reading the forum has...

Thanks for the replies. Reading the forum has made me wonder how many people I used to do disk swapping with, or "knew" on BBS's are still involved with the Amiga. I'll have to find their names...
Forum: Member Introductions 16 November 2019, 12:33
Replies: 23
Views: 2,235
Posted By Exodous
I've been using the latest WinUAE release for a...

I've been using the latest WinUAE release for a few weeks and Toni has done a fantastic job when comparing it to the first versions I tried back in the mid to late 90's (0.5.0/0.6.0 era!) It also...
Forum: Member Introductions 16 November 2019, 09:00
Replies: 23
Views: 2,235
Posted By Exodous
Hello from Leicester

I've been lurking for a few weeks since registering, so thought it was time to introduce myself.

My name is Paul and I started with an A500 back in 1989 to replace my C64C. Over time I added...
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 13 November 2019, 20:52
Replies: 48
Views: 11,680
Posted By Exodous
I have a full local mirror of Aminet - the...

I have a full local mirror of Aminet - the initial sync took a bit of time, but update syncs take a few seconds.

The mirror is 54GB (56,796,859,225 bytes) and consists of 166,264 files.
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