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Forum: support.OtherUAE 09 August 2019, 08:04
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By Locutus
You could use Wine64 + 64bit build of WinUAE

You could use Wine64 + 64bit build of WinUAE
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 08 August 2019, 16:03
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By Locutus
If you have an accelerator etc why not setup...

If you have an accelerator etc why not setup WHDload? It makes life so much easier.
Forum: support.Hardware 28 July 2019, 19:04
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By Locutus
That card isn't supported by either Cybergraphics...

That card isn't supported by either Cybergraphics or Picasso, so not really all that useful.....
Forum: Hardware mods 25 July 2019, 10:01
Replies: 9
Views: 704
Posted By Locutus
exactly where would you leave the card itself?...

exactly where would you leave the card itself? most Zorro cards are larger then a A600.....
Forum: support.Hardware 12 July 2019, 14:21
Replies: 95
Views: 12,755
Posted By Locutus
Picasso96 requires a 020 at minimum, but even...

Picasso96 requires a 020 at minimum, but even disregarding that i dont know useful RTG etc is with a plain 7MHz 68000......
Forum: Amiga scene 04 July 2019, 09:30
Replies: 26
Views: 3,097
Posted By Locutus
Best advice with Vesalia, give him a phone call....

Best advice with Vesalia, give him a phone call. Usually things clear up pretty fast then.
Forum: support.Hardware 02 July 2019, 20:01
Replies: 16
Views: 569
Posted By Locutus
Deneb's go for what nowadays? 500 Euros? Insane :D

Deneb's go for what nowadays? 500 Euros? Insane :D
Forum: support.Apps 01 July 2019, 15:40
Replies: 14
Views: 588
Posted By Locutus
Almost nobody offers POP3 access anymore though.

Almost nobody offers POP3 access anymore though.
Forum: Amiga scene 23 June 2019, 16:40
Replies: 187
Views: 18,788
Posted By Locutus
I'm at loss how that blocks one from writing code...

I'm at loss how that blocks one from writing code in non-ASCII, on the contrary. The code standard library being *by convention* only in ASCII makes sense as it has a diverse base of contributors and...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 June 2019, 09:12
Replies: 187
Views: 18,788
Posted By Locutus
Just for you: ...

Just for you:


https://github.com/gasolin/zhpy/blob/master/zhpy3/examples/teashop/teashop.tw.py
https://github.com/renyuanL/pythonTurtleInChinese/blob/master/turtle_tc.py#L504


<3
Forum: support.Games 19 June 2019, 18:00
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By Locutus
The whole game is 8 bit Paletized anyway, so what...

The whole game is 8 bit Paletized anyway, so what do you expect to gain from running in 24bits?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 June 2019, 17:52
Replies: 471
Views: 20,198
Posted By Locutus
I managed to source a A-bit BP6 board...... now i...

I managed to source a A-bit BP6 board...... now i just need a Voodoo5500.... (so does the rest of the oldschool PC nerd world)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 June 2019, 19:15
Replies: 26
Views: 1,582
Posted By Locutus
I have no idea what i would want from a physical...

I have no idea what i would want from a physical computer shop.
Forum: Amiga scene 13 June 2019, 10:18
Replies: 32
Views: 4,014
Posted By Locutus
Ahhhh right! Thanks for explaining, i was...

Ahhhh right!

Thanks for explaining, i was confused for a moment. Makes sense now.

And yes its a massive shame we didn't get the AA3000 :(
Forum: Amiga scene 12 June 2019, 18:35
Replies: 32
Views: 4,014
Posted By Locutus
Sorry if i'm confused, but is the same project as...

Sorry if i'm confused, but is the same project as Hese's AA3000?
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 11 June 2019, 12:46
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By Locutus
Rust is perfectly portable to any modern...

Rust is perfectly portable to any modern development host.


Also, suggestion: if you want to use this for CI integration, take a look if some bare bones xUnit generation is feasible or worth the...
Forum: support.Apps 11 June 2019, 12:43
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By Locutus
https://archive.org/details/amigaformatmagazine-13...

https://archive.org/details/amigaformatmagazine-134
https://archive.org/details/cdrom-amigaformatcd50

Fun read!
Forum: Hardware mods 10 June 2019, 18:46
Replies: 49
Views: 7,674
Posted By Locutus
This is seriously cool :D The choice of the...

This is seriously cool :D

The choice of the original AT&T DSP feels a bit strange, i dont think any Amiga software using it ever existed and with a cursory look i cannot even find a assembler for...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 08 June 2019, 08:51
Replies: 34
Views: 2,008
Posted By Locutus
Probably an unpopular opinion for this board: ...

Probably an unpopular opinion for this board:

Learning on old hardware is a /terrible/ idea, modern development environments are much better (integrated docs, direct linting and analysis,...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 June 2019, 16:56
Replies: 1
Views: 402
Posted By Locutus
nobody? :)

nobody? :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 May 2019, 20:04
Replies: 2,308
Views: 342,211
Posted By Locutus
If you want a truely hilarious retro experience,...

If you want a truely hilarious retro experience, try RetroBSD:


https://github.com/RetroBSD/retrobsd


BSD2.11 for MIPS based PIC32 Microcontrollers.


One of the nice things is that the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 May 2019, 15:28
Replies: 2,308
Views: 342,211
Posted By Locutus
'UNIX Certification' is pretty much meaningless

'UNIX Certification' is pretty much meaningless
Forum: Amiga scene 21 May 2019, 08:14
Replies: 187
Views: 18,788
Posted By Locutus
LOL, forum code isn't utf8 safe? :D

LOL, forum code isn't utf8 safe? :D
Forum: Amiga scene 21 May 2019, 08:14
Replies: 187
Views: 18,788
Posted By Locutus
???? ?? ?? ?? ???? ???? ???? ?? ?? ?? ????...

???? ?? ?? ?? ???? ????

???? ?? ?? ?? ???? ????
Forum: Hardware mods 20 May 2019, 10:10
Replies: 14
Views: 1,131
Posted By Locutus
Tower kits used to be quite a thing (and Elbox in...

Tower kits used to be quite a thing (and Elbox in Poland still makes them new)

Most likely you will need a new backplate for your case with cutouts as all slot positions etc are in the wrong...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 May 2019, 10:00
Replies: 92
Views: 8,374
Posted By Locutus
Its also a terrible idea, loading kernel code on...

Its also a terrible idea, loading kernel code on transferring a storage device...


Great way to spread malicious code with removable media.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 May 2019, 11:19
Replies: 69
Views: 3,583
Posted By Locutus
Drinking

Drinking
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 14 May 2019, 17:51
Replies: 11
Views: 1,092
Posted By Locutus
OP, Answer: No Sideline: Didn't MorphOS have...

OP, Answer: No

Sideline: Didn't MorphOS have a Scintilla based editor actually?
Forum: support.Hardware 13 May 2019, 12:20
Replies: 19
Views: 735
Posted By Locutus
Just plain throughput isn't the only item to...

Just plain throughput isn't the only item to worry about.

You mention a 10GB SCSI drive, what controller do you have that attached to?

IDE on a A4000 (same for FastATA) is all PIO, so the CPU...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 May 2019, 20:21
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By Locutus
I thought the 'Do you think that you're a...

I thought the 'Do you think that you're a pathological liar' interview was far more interesting :-D
Forum: MarketPlace 01 May 2019, 21:05
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By Locutus
Why dont you just download it from:...

Why dont you just download it from: http://amiga.resource.cx/exp/gvp530

That said, i'm not even sure what you need the install floppy for do you require FaastPrep?
Forum: support.Hardware 16 April 2019, 09:48
Replies: 19
Views: 878
Posted By Locutus
I'm not sure why this should be solved in...

I'm not sure why this should be solved in hardware...

Once you have a modern machine that can load device drivers and applications access it through that (read: not a console...) this is far...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 April 2019, 14:57
Replies: 2,308
Views: 342,211
Posted By Locutus
I think the conclusion with the Coldfire card was...

I think the conclusion with the Coldfire card was that it was in practice too slow when running a whole 68k OS using CF68KLib.

They did run a demo of it (i think you can probably still find a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 April 2019, 07:28
Replies: 8
Views: 793
Posted By Locutus
The Cyberstorm MKI has a connector for a L2 Cache...

The Cyberstorm MKI has a connector for a L2 Cache card, but no such card was ever released.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 29 March 2019, 14:27
Replies: 20
Views: 2,025
Posted By Locutus
hows the gentoo release tarball doing? >:)

hows the gentoo release tarball doing? >:)
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 28 March 2019, 08:49
Replies: 43
Views: 3,224
Posted By Locutus
Even if you could port this, it takes 15% CPU...

Even if you could port this, it takes 15% CPU time idling at the BIOS screen on a reasonably modern i5-6300U laptop.

So how do you expect to even use this?
Forum: support.Hardware 26 March 2019, 08:24
Replies: 41
Views: 4,951
Posted By Locutus
yes, 060 prices aren't actually that bad when you...

yes, 060 prices aren't actually that bad when you look at actual sales.

Keep in mind 2 things:

Ebay, selling prices are not buying prices.
Part brokers, they supply companies that /need/ some...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 March 2019, 15:45
Replies: 41
Views: 4,951
Posted By Locutus
Exactly this, DDR3 for a 060 might be a really...

Exactly this, DDR3 for a 060 might be a really bad idea if there is no caching.


For reference, this is exactly why boards like the MiSTer have addon's with plain old DRAM's.
Forum: support.Apps 20 March 2019, 22:56
Replies: 18
Views: 1,356
Posted By Locutus
Maybe its worth it to take a step back and not...

Maybe its worth it to take a step back and not reinvent the wheel here as this is a fairly typical monkey testing approach.

Most filesystems have test suites, so there's tests for this out there...
Forum: Coders. Language 18 March 2019, 19:01
Replies: 5
Views: 2,142
Posted By Locutus
My guess would be that Rust Static Mutables would...

My guess would be that Rust Static Mutables would be the solution for that.

Take a peek in the Redox-OS tree, they are used there for very similar things when having to access direct memory...
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