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Forum: Coders. General Today, 19:22
Replies: 24
Views: 692
Posted By mr.spiv
Come back. This place is the intellectual pole of...

Come back. This place is the intellectual pole of the world. :rolleyes
Forum: News Today, 18:31
Replies: 114
Views: 3,442
Posted By mr.spiv
Man.. I wet myself. This is a grrreat remake!...

Man.. I wet myself. This is a grrreat remake! :great
Forum: Coders. General Today, 17:37
Replies: 24
Views: 692
Posted By mr.spiv
Ok.. this is not "copper chunky" anymore but as...

Ok.. this is not "copper chunky" anymore but as the cp2 got mentioned this 16 color 4x4 cp2 (https://youtu.be/9ChH7ZJzxFI?t=10) is done so that one can just write bytes in form %0000xxxx (linear...
Forum: Coders. General Today, 12:44
Replies: 24
Views: 692
Posted By mr.spiv
Riihimäki! wtf?! :D

Riihimäki! wtf?! :D
Forum: News Today, 09:26
Replies: 114
Views: 3,442
Posted By mr.spiv
Ha.. I was just playing N.O.M.A.D's fixed Bubble...

Ha.. I was just playing N.O.M.A.D's fixed Bubble Bobble version the other day. Can't wait to check this one later tonight! (<- I only use real hw for everything amiga so need to get back home first)
Forum: News Today, 08:12
Replies: 95
Views: 4,341
Posted By mr.spiv
Sounds something like the "original" non-ADFable...

Sounds something like the "original" non-ADFable loader that old Smarty preview had. Although, it used file table but 4 bytes alignment for "files". It also had this nice property of doing per track...
Forum: News Yesterday, 22:17
Replies: 95
Views: 4,341
Posted By mr.spiv
Ok.. some pro players did how to play video...

Ok.. some pro players did how to play video tutorials. See https://smartygame.fi/#tutorials for some great tips.
Forum: News 10 August 2020, 21:15
Replies: 95
Views: 4,341
Posted By mr.spiv
Hehe, yes, but that was never enabled/completed...

Hehe, yes, but that was never enabled/completed because of ADF :D
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 10 August 2020, 20:59
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By mr.spiv
You have in "PT12_OPTIONS.i": ...

You have in "PT12_OPTIONS.i":
p61system =1 ;1=system-friendly. Use for DOS/Workbench programs.

So I guess you are then doing system calls after "turning off" the OS. This might cause hiccups.
...
Forum: News 10 August 2020, 20:26
Replies: 95
Views: 4,341
Posted By mr.spiv
It was an intentional decision not to tell pretty...

It was an intentional decision not to tell pretty much anything.. joy of finding stuff out :D
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 10 August 2020, 12:44
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By mr.spiv
P61_Init sets level6 handler if needed and...

P61_Init sets level6 handler if needed and respective flags enabled in the "player config". The init call is done after enabling interrupts in this code, though. Also the player might be interested...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 10 August 2020, 12:12
Replies: 69
Views: 3,310
Posted By mr.spiv
We are still talking fairly modest amount of...

We are still talking fairly modest amount of blitts IMHO. Take e.g. a sinus scroller (lo- or hires) or similar where you do 320 to 640 blitts.. there the setup time starts to count more.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 05 August 2020, 12:35
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By mr.spiv
Okay.. AFAIR there are also demos/intros that do...

Okay.. AFAIR there are also demos/intros that do mix both like taking over the copper and partly IRQ vectors but still continue using graphics.library to draw stuff.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 05 August 2020, 12:19
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By mr.spiv
Common example of "mixed use" back in days was to...

Common example of "mixed use" back in days was to graphics.library to open RastPorts and print text (using topaz) at the init phase and then bang the hw. Today graphics.library is essential to take...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 03 August 2020, 20:07
Replies: 69
Views: 3,310
Posted By mr.spiv
I had A2000 that failed with one wait.. just...

I had A2000 that failed with one wait.. just cannot remember if that was old or fat agnus one. Most likely the former.
Forum: News 03 August 2020, 16:08
Replies: 95
Views: 4,341
Posted By mr.spiv
Buy the boxed version if/when it comes out :p

Buy the boxed version if/when it comes out :p
Forum: News 03 August 2020, 09:14
Replies: 95
Views: 4,341
Posted By mr.spiv
Now that the disk layout is public knowledge some...

Now that the disk layout is public knowledge some obvious files are in DOS/0 so that one can check them e.g. from from Workbench or CLI without chancing anything on the disk :crazy
Forum: Amiga scene 02 August 2020, 12:08
Replies: 10
Views: 888
Posted By mr.spiv
SetPatch that is..

SetPatch that is..
Forum: News 31 July 2020, 19:58
Replies: 95
Views: 4,341
Posted By mr.spiv
Smarty And The Nasty Gluttons - Full Game Released!

We are most delighted to release the full version of Smarty And The Nasty Gluttons (c) 2020 Eero Tunkelo. The development of the game started back in 1992 but was halted after a few years due to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 July 2020, 22:29
Replies: 4,332
Views: 782,827
Posted By mr.spiv
Smarty and the Nasty Gluttons.. full version :D

Smarty and the Nasty Gluttons.. full version :D
Forum: Amiga scene 06 July 2020, 17:20
Replies: 10
Views: 888
Posted By mr.spiv
Yeah, I've been put in line on this one already...

Yeah, I've been put in line on this one already :D Investigations continue where the lag originates..
Forum: Amiga scene 06 July 2020, 13:11
Replies: 10
Views: 888
Posted By mr.spiv
Ok.. Up and running. Replaced my trustworthy CV64...

Ok.. Up and running. Replaced my trustworthy CV64 with zz9000 and intend to replace X-Surf & Subway combination later on with zz9000 provided USB & Nic. The plan is to move Subway into my A600 :p
...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 July 2020, 12:23
Replies: 30
Views: 1,774
Posted By mr.spiv
Hmm.. I have NF-A8 PWM now inside and I am...

Hmm.. I have NF-A8 PWM now inside and I am slightly unhappy with the outcome compared to ULN. The ULN was so much more silent than this PWM (which is running at full speed all the time btw). But I...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 July 2020, 13:27
Replies: 10
Views: 888
Posted By mr.spiv
I got one from the latest batch on my desk...

I got one from the latest batch on my desk waiting to be installed into my a3000 ;-) I am somewhat thrilled to replace 3 existing cards with this single one. So some feedback possibly next week..
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 29 June 2020, 00:08
Replies: 40
Views: 3,046
Posted By mr.spiv
Btw.. few related questions for my clarification....

Btw.. few related questions for my clarification. How does instruction prefetch behave on 030 or 040 after disabling all possible caches and stuff (using LVOCacheControl)? Does it still have 000 like...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 June 2020, 22:13
Replies: 30
Views: 1,774
Posted By mr.spiv
I finally tried NF-A8.. tbh I had to check...

I finally tried NF-A8.. tbh I had to check whether the machine actually started as it was so silent compared to previous (got no other parts making noise when tested).
Alas, I had inadvertently...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 May 2020, 12:08
Replies: 53
Views: 8,736
Posted By mr.spiv
I have had my moments of joy and hiccups with...

I have had my moments of joy and hiccups with Amigakit, Amigastore, Vesalia, iComp, Lotharek and eBay sellers. Bottomline, none of these eventually screwed the orders - wait times were just...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 May 2020, 15:17
Replies: 176
Views: 18,375
Posted By mr.spiv
ZX Spectrum was not posh anymore and I needed to...

ZX Spectrum was not posh anymore and I needed to upgrade.. I so badly wanted to write demos and stuff. This (https://www.pouet.net/prod.php?which=29175) saved me from ST :D
Forum: Coders. General 14 April 2020, 16:41
Replies: 14
Views: 2,688
Posted By mr.spiv
I see. Thanks for the insight. Cache line...

I see. Thanks for the insight. Cache line alignment I already had. I'll have a look at toying with MMU.
Forum: Coders. General 14 April 2020, 13:38
Replies: 14
Views: 2,688
Posted By mr.spiv
I went through quite a few iterations (with...

I went through quite a few iterations (with visual stimulus and/or dumping ROM & RAM from the same memory locations). I get e.g. this working when reset+OVL+JMP is in RAM that does not disappear...
Forum: Coders. General 14 April 2020, 10:09
Replies: 14
Views: 2,688
Posted By mr.spiv
This is what I did more or less.. Also setting...

This is what I did more or less.. Also setting data direction seemed to be enough to "clear" OVL and swap RAM in. My code is basically:

reset
move.b d0,(a5) ; D0=3, A5=$bfe201
...
Forum: Coders. General 14 April 2020, 07:53
Replies: 14
Views: 2,688
Posted By mr.spiv
Mind some necromancy here.. I tried reset codes...

Mind some necromancy here.. I tried reset codes for fun last night and just did not get them working as I hoped for on my A3000 (with CS2 040). The intention was to keep the code in Chip RAM. If the...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 March 2020, 22:06
Replies: 30
Views: 1,774
Posted By mr.spiv
A3000D PSU replacement

This has been dealt with many times before.. but while I am upgrading my A3000D I really would like to swap or mod the PSU to something that is not as loud as a data center.. like the one I currently...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 29 March 2020, 01:26
Replies: 47
Views: 3,413
Posted By mr.spiv
I never did anything but MFM with custom sync...

I never did anything but MFM with custom sync words.. although, the format I used in "Smarty and the Nasty Gluttons" had $18a0 bytes per track for user data (access offset alignment was 4 bytes)...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 March 2020, 19:29
Replies: 20
Views: 1,333
Posted By mr.spiv
What setting you are using etc? [Edit]...

What setting you are using etc?

[Edit] Getting now 3.27MB/s with internal SCSI + SCSI2SD.. decent ;) It was about a time to replace my trusted Stinger Micropolis that has served my A3k AFAIR since...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 March 2020, 13:46
Replies: 93
Views: 9,565
Posted By mr.spiv
Indeed. It is always important to know the key...

Indeed. It is always important to know the key people and be kind enough (or something else) that they also want to know you back :D
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 March 2020, 19:00
Replies: 120
Views: 11,960
Posted By mr.spiv
On hw side selling my decently equipped A2000.....

On hw side selling my decently equipped A2000.. (ok got A3000 instead but that A2000 was a breeze).

On sw & dark side never having guts to jump fully into scene stuff and never really putting...
Forum: MarketPlace 07 March 2020, 18:57
Replies: 0
Views: 427
Posted By mr.spiv
Mac Mini PowerPC G4 1.42GHz/1G/80G + MorphOS

For sale.. with licensed (to me) MorphOS 3.1. Just the main unit + PSU + DVI adapter. Works but cannot guarantee DVD player being in a reliable condition (AFAIR I used it once to install the system).
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 03 March 2020, 20:55
Replies: 185
Views: 125,924
Posted By mr.spiv
Somehow I found myself here :D

Somehow I found myself here :D
Forum: support.Other 21 February 2020, 22:33
Replies: 16
Views: 2,037
Posted By mr.spiv
Updated to a more recent 19.2 PFS3aio.. btw while...

Updated to a more recent 19.2 PFS3aio.. btw while I was at it I also ran pfsdoctor repair for the sake of it because I was about to format the partition anyway. I left it running and went doing other...
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