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Forum: News 11 February 2018, 22:14
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Posted By kaffer
You can reverse the direction by swapping over...

You can reverse the direction by swapping over the A, B connections (aka DAT, CLK).

The other oddity might just be a dodgy encoder, perhaps try another, they're cheap and cheerful.
Forum: News 08 February 2018, 13:44
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Posted By kaffer
New release v0.9.8a ...

New release v0.9.8a
https://github.com/keirf/FlashFloppy/wiki/Downloads

- Pipelined writes: More reliable write/format/disk-copy operation with slower USB drives
- FF.CFG: Allow OLED display to...
Forum: News 29 January 2018, 13:48
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Posted By kaffer
New release v0.9.7a ...

New release v0.9.7a
https://github.com/keirf/FlashFloppy/wiki/Downloads

- Performance & reliability improvements (eg. Github issues #35, #44)
- FF.CFG: host=akai, support Akai synths with 1.6MB...
Forum: News 19 January 2018, 17:04
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Posted By kaffer
Yes quite easy to do but is it not easy to check...

Yes quite easy to do but is it not easy to check and swap at install time, once per batch of encoders? Would anyone seriously prefer the encoder to operate the wrong way round?
Forum: News 17 January 2018, 23:13
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Posted By kaffer
That is current behaviour, yes. I should either...

That is current behaviour, yes. I should either summarise/digest long filenames in navigation mode, or fast scroll through the whole filename every few seconds (and at least once before starting the...
Forum: News 17 January 2018, 22:42
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Posted By kaffer
Oh, that is already fixed in this release. I...

Oh, that is already fixed in this release. I forgot to mention it in the feature list :laughing



As others have said, yes you can fix it in FF.CFG. There is an example config in the release...
Forum: News 17 January 2018, 13:55
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Posted By kaffer
New release v0.9.6a ...

New release v0.9.6a
https://github.com/keirf/FlashFloppy/wiki/Downloads

- USB: Fix power-on initialisation for some USB sticks
- FAT: Write-protect image files marked with read-only attribute
-...
Forum: News 17 January 2018, 13:54
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Posted By kaffer
Regular HFE does not support variable-rate...

Regular HFE does not support variable-rate tracks. HFEv3 format does, but supporting creation of such exotic tracks in real-time in the firmware is probably not going to happen... it would be a bunch...
Forum: News 16 January 2018, 15:39
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Posted By kaffer
Yes it supports write to HFE. This means it will...

Yes it supports write to HFE. This means it will support write of custom tracks, including long tracks, but it does not support variable-rate tracks (eg. Copylock, Speedlock).
Forum: News 11 January 2018, 12:40
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Posted By kaffer
The second LED is connected to display data line....

The second LED is connected to display data line. When an LCD/OLED is connected this means it is apparently always on and functions as a kind of power LED. But it's pretty pointless for indication...
Forum: News 11 January 2018, 12:38
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Posted By kaffer
Is the LCD connected to 5v power (not 3v)? If...

Is the LCD connected to 5v power (not 3v)? If connected to less than 5v then display contrast is very poor.
Forum: News 11 December 2017, 21:25
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Posted By kaffer
I am told that sometimes you need to add pullups...

I am told that sometimes you need to add pullups to the Tx and Rx serial lines. If having ongoing problems then worth trying that.
Forum: News 30 November 2017, 22:35
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Posted By kaffer
v0.9.4a ...

v0.9.4a
https://github.com/keirf/FlashFloppy/wiki/Downloads

- Out-of-the-box (no config) support for diymore.cc OLED displays
- No need for third button to eject/insert (FF.CFG:...
Forum: News 20 November 2017, 23:07
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Posted By kaffer
They'll work just like any other supported image...

They'll work just like any other supported image file. So yes, you can just put images on a stick and they will be selectable (in 'fatfs directory order').
Forum: News 17 November 2017, 21:23
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Posted By kaffer
Yep exactly correct.

Yep exactly correct.
Forum: News 17 November 2017, 20:12
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Posted By kaffer
Exactly what happens, as Mq also suggested here....

Exactly what happens, as Mq also suggested here. And I knew that and it slipped my mind when you made your initial report. :o
Forum: News 17 November 2017, 19:45
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Posted By kaffer
Kipper had the same problem with both of his OLED...

Kipper had the same problem with both of his OLED units (also from the same order). It might be a batch or design issue. Noone who has seen the problem has so far had a display from a separate...
Forum: News 17 November 2017, 16:14
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Posted By kaffer
A lifetime's supply of free FlashFloppy licenses....

A lifetime's supply of free FlashFloppy licenses. :D
Forum: News 17 November 2017, 16:03
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Posted By kaffer
Damn good point. You win :)

Damn good point. You win :)
Forum: News 17 November 2017, 15:42
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Posted By kaffer
If you wanted to debug it you can do a debug...

If you wanted to debug it you can do a debug build of the firmware and then you get serial log output (via the programming serial interface) at 3Mbaud (rate can be reduced at the top of...
Forum: News 17 November 2017, 15:38
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Posted By kaffer
I thought it was initialising reliably at 2000ms...

I thought it was initialising reliably at 2000ms delay? You can always increase the delay some more :)
Forum: News 16 November 2017, 22:58
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Posted By kaffer
Open Source FTW!

Open Source FTW!
Forum: News 16 November 2017, 22:44
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Posted By kaffer
v0.9.1a - Acorn ADFS (ADM/ADL) Support ...

v0.9.1a - Acorn ADFS (ADM/ADL) Support
https://github.com/keirf/FlashFloppy/wiki/Downloads


Thanks to Daniel Jameson for contributing this feature to the FlashFloppy Open Source codebase. :)
...
Forum: News 16 November 2017, 22:12
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Posted By kaffer
Someone else had this exact problem and also...

Someone else had this exact problem and also needed 2000ms extra delay to reliably bring up the display.

There must be a batch or design of these OLED displays with this issue, I reckon. I've...
Forum: News 16 November 2017, 21:15
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Posted By kaffer
Try creating file FF/FF.CFG with the line: ...

Try creating file FF/FF.CFG with the line:
startup-delay=2000

And see if that fixes it. See here for documentation:...
Forum: News 15 November 2017, 20:41
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Posted By kaffer
v0.9.0a - Amstrad / Spectrum DSK Image Support ...

v0.9.0a - Amstrad / Spectrum DSK Image Support
https://github.com/keirf/FlashFloppy/wiki/Downloads

- Support Amstrad CPC / Spectrum +3 DSK images
- Improved error handling
- New config option...
Forum: News 14 November 2017, 23:57
Replies: 791
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Posted By kaffer
Look forward to it. I'll link to it from the...

Look forward to it. I'll link to it from the FlashFloppy wiki. :)
Forum: News 14 November 2017, 17:30
Replies: 791
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Posted By kaffer
It would be good to put a direct link to the...

It would be good to put a direct link to the wiki, which is the canonical location for the FlashFloppy docs: https://github.com/keirf/FlashFloppy/wiki

If anything is unclear or missing, users are...
Forum: News 07 November 2017, 22:06
Replies: 791
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Posted By kaffer
New minor release update: v0.8.8a - Error...

New minor release update:

v0.8.8a - Error Reporting, Board Enhancements
https://github.com/keirf/FlashFloppy/wiki/Downloads

- Better error reporting (filesystem, media, power, image handling)...
Forum: News 07 November 2017, 20:26
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Posted By kaffer
Well I will take a look. The direct access code...

Well I will take a look. The direct access code exists, it just needs wrapping as an AmigaOS *.device file.

Then I don't know what the modern best way of doing fat32 access is: perhaps...
Forum: News 07 November 2017, 13:09
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Posted By kaffer
No, I was thinking of the symmetrical case...

No, I was thinking of the symmetrical case (reading and writing) and the possible need to do compression on the Amiga. A dictionary-based decompressor can be made damn fast, but good compression...
Forum: News 06 November 2017, 22:33
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Posted By kaffer
40 seconds or so per megabyte

40 seconds or so per megabyte
Forum: News 06 November 2017, 21:30
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Posted By kaffer
This would certainly work, it "just" needs the...

This would certainly work, it "just" needs the block-device driver on the Amiga side, to access the USB stick directly. Actually the firmware does very little in this mode, it just serves up raw...
Forum: News 06 November 2017, 13:46
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Posted By kaffer
Should work, using HFE image format. 360rpm...

Should work, using HFE image format. 360rpm operation is untested though so report any issues.
Forum: News 06 November 2017, 13:22
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Posted By kaffer
This is already relied on by some other users so...

This is already relied on by some other users so it definitely works. :)



Useful information thank you. I will implement this as a new section in FF.CFG, or else as a new global config file.
...
Forum: News 06 November 2017, 12:36
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Posted By kaffer
I would quite like to pursue this down the line,...

I would quite like to pursue this down the line, but I have other priorities on FlashFloppy for now, and little enough time. :)



Real-time compression would be the problem, particularly on an...
Forum: News 06 November 2017, 00:36
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Views: 71,849
Posted By kaffer
It could be done, something in this direction...

It could be done, something in this direction already is the hxcfe copy utility: https://github.com/gonk23/HXCFE_Amiga_copy_utility

This would be better if it was presented as a block-device...
Forum: News 06 November 2017, 00:05
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Posted By kaffer
In this case you can use 1.44MB IMG files no...

In this case you can use 1.44MB IMG files no problem.



Yes something like this is possible. I was thinking perhaps when opening an IMG file to search the same subfolder for a format specifier...
Forum: News 29 October 2017, 12:28
Replies: 791
Views: 71,849
Posted By kaffer
This isn't the clearest bug report: Are you...

This isn't the clearest bug report: Are you saying doesn't work with latest alpha HxC autoboot file selector, but does with older versions?
Forum: News 29 October 2017, 03:05
Replies: 791
Views: 71,849
Posted By kaffer
Yes agreed.

Yes agreed.
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