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Forum: Amiga scene 11 August 2018, 07:16
Replies: 121
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Posted By JimDrew
Yeah, I am glad that idea was scrapped early on. ...

Yeah, I am glad that idea was scrapped early on. :)
Forum: Amiga scene 11 August 2018, 00:32
Replies: 121
Views: 8,084
Posted By JimDrew
You are absolutely right! ... which is why the...

You are absolutely right! ... which is why the HDMI patent was filed (and granted) in a large number of countries. As a patent attorney you would have to know that this is common place.
Forum: Amiga scene 11 August 2018, 00:26
Replies: 121
Views: 8,084
Posted By JimDrew
Yes, I tried real (not hacked) versions of FUSION...

Yes, I tried real (not hacked) versions of FUSION v3.1 and v3.2. As I stated, all I have to do is to literally change the Apollo core between v2.9 and v2.10 to have the issue. All previous version...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 August 2018, 06:32
Replies: 121
Views: 8,084
Posted By JimDrew
Perhaps, but they were happy to threaten me with...

Perhaps, but they were happy to threaten me with legal action had I been manufacturing or even distributing the product. All it takes to make everything legal is licensing the HDMI technology, which...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 August 2018, 01:24
Replies: 121
Views: 8,084
Posted By JimDrew
If an HDMI connector fits and it outputs a video...

If an HDMI connector fits and it outputs a video and/or audio data stream, then it's HDMI. That is the gist of what the HDMI group has for one of its many patents. Even things like a simple DVI to...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 August 2018, 01:19
Replies: 121
Views: 8,084
Posted By JimDrew
My boards are green, but I did add caps long ago.

My boards are green, but I did add caps long ago.
Forum: Amiga scene 09 August 2018, 22:34
Replies: 121
Views: 8,084
Posted By JimDrew
I have two Kipper cards, both x12 capable and...

I have two Kipper cards, both x12 capable and have never had an issue. I would imagine that the flash ROM -->FPGA is checksum'd some how so it shouldn't be a flash ROM issue.

I am not sure what...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 August 2018, 23:22
Replies: 121
Views: 8,084
Posted By JimDrew
Yeah, sorry for the thread hijack. Back to my...

Yeah, sorry for the thread hijack. Back to my issue...

The problem still remains for me with the v2.10 GOLD core. I can simply just flash back to v2.9 and FUSION works perfectly. Flashing again...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 August 2018, 20:31
Replies: 121
Views: 8,084
Posted By JimDrew
Spoken like someone who doesn't live in the...

Spoken like someone who doesn't live in the U.S.A. :)
Forum: Amiga scene 08 August 2018, 20:30
Replies: 121
Views: 8,084
Posted By JimDrew
Faster, I believe so. Mike has dropped the FPGA...

Faster, I believe so. Mike has dropped the FPGA based CPU core idea for Replay 2. It is a hybrid now - using a readily available (upgradeable), high speed, multi-core CPU module to handle CPU core...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 August 2018, 20:03
Replies: 121
Views: 8,084
Posted By JimDrew
Exactly why they contacted me to find out why I...

Exactly why they contacted me to find out why I hadn't licensed their technology, stating the fines and imprisonment scenario. I have absolutely no doubt that they are attempting legal action...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 August 2018, 20:02
Replies: 121
Views: 8,084
Posted By JimDrew
Nope - they found a bunch of public posts from a...

Nope - they found a bunch of public posts from a couple of years ago about me talking about possibly making the Vampire boards and basically threatened me. I told them I have not produced any...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 August 2018, 05:34
Replies: 121
Views: 8,084
Posted By JimDrew
Soon-ish. I am waiting for the latest changes to...

Soon-ish. I am waiting for the latest changes to the Replay core so I can test the speed and compatibility of the new version. I expect to demo this at CRX 2018 in a couple of weeks.
Forum: Amiga scene 08 August 2018, 00:59
Replies: 121
Views: 8,084
Posted By JimDrew
I just hope whoever is producing the hardware...

I just hope whoever is producing the hardware licenses the HDMI connector/usage. I am getting tired of the Sr. Brand Protection Manager for HDMI Licensing Administrator, Inc. (HDMI LA) asking...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 August 2018, 19:55
Replies: 121
Views: 8,084
Posted By JimDrew
Yes. There is something broke in v2.10 though. ...

Yes. There is something broke in v2.10 though. I have narrowed it down to an instruction issue for sure, but I am not sure if it is FPU or CPU. The Amiga actually hangs - as in it requires a...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 August 2018, 19:08
Replies: 121
Views: 8,084
Posted By JimDrew
No - if Chooser shows 7.6.1 then that is the...

No - if Chooser shows 7.6.1 then that is the actual Mac OS version. I am using OS8.1 (not 7.6.1) with my setup. OS8.1 was the best/fastest Mac OS released, and the last 68K compatible version.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 August 2018, 07:26
Replies: 121
Views: 8,084
Posted By JimDrew
Ah, true! I am using Mac OS8.1. Quadra 950 ROM....

Ah, true! I am using Mac OS8.1. Quadra 950 ROM. I didn't realize you could turn off the FPU with v2.10. I should try that. The Mac OS runs WAY better on the VAMPIRE without the FPU (older cores)...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 July 2018, 02:59
Replies: 121
Views: 8,084
Posted By JimDrew
Yep... v2.9 works fine. I thought this might...

Yep... v2.9 works fine.

I thought this might be a speed issue, but my Vampire boards work at x12 just fine.

So, with the Mac OS with x11 v2.8 and x10 v2.9 work fine. x11 or x12 v2.10 does not...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 July 2018, 02:05
Replies: 121
Views: 8,084
Posted By JimDrew
The Mac OS is broken with v2.10 GOLD. v2.8 GOLD...

The Mac OS is broken with v2.10 GOLD. v2.8 GOLD works fine. Running FUSION v3.2.

The Mac stops booting right after the palette change (which is after the "Welcome to Macintosh" dialog box). ...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 June 2018, 09:06
Replies: 14
Views: 1,080
Posted By JimDrew
That's great... it still works! :)

That's great... it still works! :)
Forum: request.Apps 21 April 2018, 21:50
Replies: 19
Views: 2,485
Posted By JimDrew
Will do, thanks! You guys have been great about...

Will do, thanks! You guys have been great about getting things removed. It took Archive.org (TheWayBack machine) almost 2 months to finally remove all of my stuff from their system!

@Grex, the...
Forum: request.Apps 07 April 2018, 17:08
Replies: 19
Views: 2,485
Posted By JimDrew
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: request.Apps 07 April 2018, 03:39
Replies: 19
Views: 2,485
Posted By JimDrew
Please remove the Fusion_Extras.zip attachment. ...

Please remove the Fusion_Extras.zip attachment. It contains copyrighted files.
Forum: request.Other 31 March 2018, 08:43
Replies: 24
Views: 5,698
Posted By JimDrew
Just saw this post. Yes, we have SAGE compatible...

Just saw this post. Yes, we have SAGE compatible video drivers that use the SAGE installation package. I have install disks for the Vivid24, Resolver, A2410, and I think one other board that I...
Forum: News 30 March 2018, 20:40
Replies: 110
Views: 10,490
Posted By JimDrew
Well, that is where you are wrong. I took the...

Well, that is where you are wrong. I took the easy approach at first, but everyone just played dumb, even though there were literally hundreds of posts and IRC conversations (all captured of course)...
Forum: News 30 March 2018, 11:26
Replies: 110
Views: 10,490
Posted By JimDrew
What makes you think that I didn't try that route...

What makes you think that I didn't try that route first?

The ironic twist to this whole thing is that I *helped* the Apollo team with core debugging. I even have a credit in one of the change...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 March 2018, 11:04
Replies: 14
Views: 1,080
Posted By JimDrew
Yes, everything I made was for NTSC. So, it's...

Yes, everything I made was for NTSC. So, it's not an option to have the NTSC monitor file in the DEVS:Monitors drawer.

If the SRAM is missing, it will shows as bad. The VIAs should all show as...
Forum: News 29 March 2018, 17:24
Replies: 110
Views: 10,490
Posted By JimDrew
If I never release any new software, it still...

If I never release any new software, it still makes it illegal to distribute any past versions. Copyrights last the life of the author, plus 75 years.

I will be releasing new versions of FUSION,...
Forum: News 29 March 2018, 17:21
Replies: 110
Views: 10,490
Posted By JimDrew
I am currently determining the pieces with...

I am currently determining the pieces with Cloanto and others. We will have a complete list shortly.
Forum: News 29 March 2018, 08:41
Replies: 110
Views: 10,490
Posted By JimDrew
You clearly have zero clue how copyright laws...

You clearly have zero clue how copyright laws work. Even the Apollo team members openly admit that the coffin distribution is illegal, even though they are advocating its use. There are a bunch of...
Forum: support.Apps 26 March 2018, 20:50
Replies: 30
Views: 1,525
Posted By JimDrew
Again, you must have been in a cave. There was a...

Again, you must have been in a cave. There was a PPC emulation - iFUSION. :) THAT didn't even need ROMs because the entire Mac OS is loaded from the hard drive.

EAB has removed all of my...
Forum: support.Apps 26 March 2018, 18:17
Replies: 30
Views: 1,525
Posted By JimDrew
Yep, here is the splash screen that was also used...

Yep, here is the splash screen that was also used for the CD-ROM case cover. I created that using one of the 3rd party plug-ins for Photoshop under the emulation.
Forum: support.Apps 26 March 2018, 03:29
Replies: 30
Views: 1,525
Posted By JimDrew
The EMPLANT board had ROM sockets and you could...

The EMPLANT board had ROM sockets and you could BUY ROMs back in the day. Apple service centers were selling ROMs at an alarming rate, and eventually figured out what was going on and started...
Forum: support.Apps 25 March 2018, 19:58
Replies: 30
Views: 1,525
Posted By JimDrew
I guess you were in a cave. :) There was no...

I guess you were in a cave. :) There was no "gray" area. EMPLANT and FUSION were popular in the 90's. I met with Scully (along with a large number of Apple execs and engineers) at Apple's...
Forum: support.Apps 25 March 2018, 04:45
Replies: 30
Views: 1,525
Posted By JimDrew
It has nothing to do with financial effect. It's...

It has nothing to do with financial effect. It's the fact that someone is actually stealing work that you put in the hours to create. In my case it is millions (literally) of lines of assembly code...
Forum: support.Apps 25 March 2018, 00:49
Replies: 30
Views: 1,525
Posted By JimDrew
This is the attitude that kills the motivation of...

This is the attitude that kills the motivation of the owners of commercial entities to produce anything. Just because something is old, not supported, or no longer available does not somehow void...
Forum: support.Apps 24 March 2018, 17:46
Replies: 30
Views: 1,525
Posted By JimDrew
No, that's how you remove piracy. These programs...

No, that's how you remove piracy. These programs will still be in the hands of legitimate owners. Unless you were a commercial hardware/software producer you wouldn't even understand.
Forum: project.EAB File Server 24 March 2018, 17:32
Replies: 2,131
Sticky: EAB File Server
Views: 686,993
Posted By JimDrew
Thank you for your help! Jim

Thank you for your help!

Jim
Forum: project.EAB File Server 24 March 2018, 01:55
Replies: 2,131
Sticky: EAB File Server
Views: 686,993
Posted By JimDrew
Thanks - responded!

Thanks - responded!
Forum: support.Apps 24 March 2018, 00:55
Replies: 30
Views: 1,525
Posted By JimDrew
Actually, there have been many reasons for the...

Actually, there have been many reasons for the delay. First, it's not my job anymore (although I am trying to work towards that direction). Second, I spent quite a bit of time helping debug some...
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