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Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 20 October 2019, 21:57
Replies: 6
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Posted By thomas
Oh and by the way, the first part of your program...

Oh and by the way, the first part of your program is kinky. To get a pointer to the Workbench screen you call LockPubScreen(NULL) (with a matching UnlockPubScreen at the end of your program).
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 20 October 2019, 21:53
Replies: 6
Views: 106
Posted By thomas
I don't speak Basic very well, but I wonder about...

I don't speak Basic very well, but I wonder about this part:


Select mask
Case mask&winmask:Gosub winport:
Case mask&timmask:Gosub timport:
End...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 20 October 2019, 20:25
Replies: 6
Views: 106
Posted By thomas
Don't do GetMsg(timeport). Use WaitIO(timerio)....

Don't do GetMsg(timeport). Use WaitIO(timerio). Despite the Wait in its name it does not wait if the request has already finished.

Always use similar pairs:

PutMsg <-> GetMsg
SendIO <->...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 17 October 2019, 09:10
Replies: 19
Views: 548
Posted By thomas
Actually it should work with two ports as llong...

Actually it should work with two ports as llong as you don't confuse the messages.

Normally you have a client and server relation. The server creates a port for receiving requests and the client...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 16 October 2019, 22:14
Replies: 19
Views: 548
Posted By thomas
You cannot use the same port for both directions....

You cannot use the same port for both directions. A port always belongs to the task which allocated it. Only that task can wait for incoming messages. The mn_ReplyPort must be different from the port...
Forum: support.Apps 16 October 2019, 09:13
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By thomas
The latest version of MagicWB is 2.0r (r =...

The latest version of MagicWB is 2.0r (r = registered).
2.1p is only a preview of the next version which never came out (p = preview). You'll notice when you click on an icon. You'll see that there...
Forum: OT - Technical 12 October 2019, 15:55
Replies: 6
M.2
Views: 260
Posted By thomas
You are joking, aren't you? The Amiga's IDE bus...

You are joking, aren't you? The Amiga's IDE bus can hardly do more than 2 - 3 mb/s. Every 15x CF card outruns it already. Most CF cards are 10 times faster. Your SSDs are 2000 times faster. It's...
Forum: support.Apps 12 October 2019, 12:39
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By thomas
The Modules disk contains Kickstart modules. If...

The Modules disk contains Kickstart modules. If you install 3.1.4 on a system with 3.1 ROM these files are copied to the boot partition and loaded at system startup.

You probably have a 3.1.4 ROM,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 October 2019, 22:28
Replies: 2,369
Views: 353,396
Posted By thomas
In 3.1 and below you can use this sequence: ...

In 3.1 and below you can use this sequence:

- window -> select all
- icon -> unsnapshot
- close window
- open window again
- window -> cleanup
- optionally window -> select all and icon ->...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 03 October 2019, 10:40
Replies: 19
Views: 548
Posted By thomas
If the Basic runtime expects certain registers to...

If the Basic runtime expects certain registers to contain specific values, you cannot use a Basic program in CreateNewProc without compiler support. In C you would declare the function with __saveds...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 29 September 2019, 14:13
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By thomas
First check that the HDF is not write protected...

First check that the HDF is not write protected in Windows Explorer and not compressed / zipped in any way.

Then make sure the read/write checkbox is on in WinUAE.

Finally try lock dh0: off in...
Forum: support.WinUAE 25 September 2019, 23:07
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By thomas
Evil grin Yes, just remove it from startup-sequence.

Yes, just remove it from startup-sequence.
Forum: support.WinUAE 25 September 2019, 23:05
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By thomas
It is. It is recognised by file name. You have to...

It is. It is recognised by file name. You have to rename it to the right name.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 20 September 2019, 08:45
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By thomas
You'll not be able to ping at all. The SLIRP...

You'll not be able to ping at all. The SLIRP emulation does not support ICMP.

If Roadshow tells you it got an IP address from DHCP, then you are online. Just use a web browser to connect to...
Forum: Coders. System 17 September 2019, 07:47
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By thomas
Make sure that you set GFLG_GIMMEZEROZERO,...

Make sure that you set GFLG_GIMMEZEROZERO, otherwise part of the gadgets will draw over the borders.
Forum: Coders. System 16 September 2019, 08:45
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By thomas
The problem is that Gadtools gadgets are not...

The problem is that Gadtools gadgets are not BOOPSI objects which means a Gadtools gadget can consist of multiple Intuition gadgets and you have to remove them all from the list. At the same time...
Forum: Coders. System 15 September 2019, 16:41
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By thomas
Use RemoveGList, EraseRect to hide the gadget,...

Use RemoveGList, EraseRect to hide the gadget, AddGList, RefreshGList to show it.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 14 September 2019, 14:13
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By thomas
That's not true. ROMs and disk were sold...

That's not true. ROMs and disk were sold seperately back in the days.




I'd vote for 100%. The disks are identical for all models. Only ROMs are different.
Forum: support.WinUAE 10 September 2019, 08:04
Replies: 22
Views: 1,497
Posted By thomas
You are missing a 3D graphics card. There is none...

You are missing a 3D graphics card. There is none emulated by WinUAE yet, so you cannot run Warp3D on WinUAE. Try Wazp3D instead. It is a software replacement for Warp3D which works without hardware...
Forum: support.Apps 02 September 2019, 09:11
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By thomas
Run this program and attach the report here:...

Run this program and attach the report here: http://thomas-rapp.homepage.t-online.de/downloads/hddreport.lha
Forum: support.Hardware 23 August 2019, 18:48
Replies: 16
Views: 524
Posted By thomas
Well choosen SCSI IDs might be of help. Give the...

Well choosen SCSI IDs might be of help. Give the HDD the ID 0, set the "LAST ID" flag in the RDB and give the CD the ID 1.
Forum: support.Hardware 23 August 2019, 09:14
Replies: 16
Views: 524
Posted By thomas
You don't need that. You can add a BootDevice...

You don't need that. You can add a BootDevice entry to the Kicklayout which contains the name of the OS4 partition. This will take precedence over the boot priorities.




This might mean that...
Forum: support.Apps 19 August 2019, 09:21
Replies: 22
Views: 918
Posted By thomas
2.2 is a very old version. This is the...

2.2 is a very old version.

This is the current one: http://aminet.net/package/util/arc/lha_68k

Or if you download lha for the first time: http://aminet.net/package/util/arc/lha
Forum: OT - Technical 19 August 2019, 09:15
Replies: 18
Views: 652
Posted By thomas
I don't think the data is at risk. But the...

I don't think the data is at risk. But the mechanics might. It has to make these beeps somehow and I doubt it has a beeper on board.
Forum: support.Apps 19 August 2019, 00:37
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By thomas
Not sure if it's that what you are talking about,...

Not sure if it's that what you are talking about, but that's how palette-mapped screen modes work. Each pixel holds the number of a pen and the palette holds the color of each pen. If you change a...
Forum: OT - Technical 18 August 2019, 20:03
Replies: 18
Views: 652
Posted By thomas
Small harddrives usually do beep and sometimes...

Small harddrives usually do beep and sometimes click noises if there is not enough power to spin up.

I suppose that by "arrest" you didn't mean you sent it to jail, but probably you just shut it...
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 August 2019, 21:05
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By thomas
No, I am afraid the report shows nothing wrong. ...

No, I am afraid the report shows nothing wrong.

Did you try the same on a copy of the harddisk image as I suggested?
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 August 2019, 08:29
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By thomas
Another test could be to make a copy of your...

Another test could be to make a copy of your backup image and mount that one as a hardfile. Then try the operation on it. Does it fail, too?

If it does not fail you could use it a s a workaround:...
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 August 2019, 19:43
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By thomas
AmigaOS has a 4 GB harddrive limit. You cannot...

AmigaOS has a 4 GB harddrive limit. You cannot use 8 GB without updated drivers.

Run this and attach the report here: http://thomas-rapp.homepage.t-online.de/downloads/hddreport.lha

Also read...
Forum: support.Apps 11 August 2019, 13:30
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By thomas
Sounds like a hardware issue. Check that none of...

Sounds like a hardware issue. Check that none of the pins in the slot is bent or pushed back and that the adapter as well as the CF card are seated correctly. Try if the CF card works in an USB card...
Forum: support.Apps 11 August 2019, 11:29
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By thomas
1. make sure that no part of the network software...

1. make sure that no part of the network software is accessing the PCMCIA port. Rename Devs:networks/3c589.device to be absolutely sure.

2. check if all components of CF0 are still installed. That...
Forum: support.Other 06 August 2019, 20:34
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By thomas
The screenshots show the standard icons as they...

The screenshots show the standard icons as they come with WB 3.1 and 3.1.4. There is nothing wrong here.

If you had other colorful icons before, they have been replaced by the standard ones by the...
Forum: support.Other 05 August 2019, 22:43
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By thomas
Click on Workbench Icon Font. You'll get a...

Click on Workbench Icon Font. You'll get a standard font requester which lets you select the font face, size, foreground color, background color and whether you want to see the text only or text and...
Forum: support.Apps 04 August 2019, 14:06
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By thomas
The prefs program does not run on 3.1, it...

The prefs program does not run on 3.1, it requires 3.9.

But you don't need it. You can change all the settings with a text editor in the mount file in Devs/DosDrivers.

PlayCD won't run, either.
Forum: support.Hardware 31 July 2019, 19:32
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By thomas
You have to boot from the CF card to load IDEfix...

You have to boot from the CF card to load IDEfix at all. The patch only changes IDEfix so that it does not disregard CF cards when it is run.
Forum: support.Hardware 31 July 2019, 19:30
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By thomas
Are you sure that this IDE splitter is actually...

Are you sure that this IDE splitter is actually supported by IDEfix?

Try to run the IDEfixPrefs program and change the type of splitter you use from "auto" to one of the other kinds. Check with...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 July 2019, 21:55
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By thomas
IDEfix does not play well with CF cards. It needs...

IDEfix does not play well with CF cards. It needs some patches. Check this web page: http://www.doobreynet.co.uk/amiga.html
Forum: support.Hardware 27 July 2019, 14:02
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By thomas
It should be SCSI_DEVICE_NAME, not DEVICE. ...

It should be SCSI_DEVICE_NAME, not DEVICE.

Only the first one is used. If you have two entries, the second one is ignored.
Forum: support.Hardware 27 July 2019, 13:51
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By thomas
Open icon information of HDToolbox and change...

Open icon information of HDToolbox and change DEVICE=scsi.device in tooltypes into DEVICE=1230scsi.device.
Forum: support.Hardware 26 July 2019, 09:44
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By thomas
8000000B usually means that an FPU command was...

8000000B usually means that an FPU command was issued without an FPU.

Kick 3.1 has a bug which lets math libs issue FPU commands although no FPU is detected. There is SetPatch version 43 on Aminet...
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