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Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 18 October 2017, 21:35
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Posted By jotd
the hd read code is borrowed from Rob Northen CD...

the hd read code is borrowed from Rob Northen CD read code. It's probably test purposes only, to be able to run games on HD first. It's IDE only. SCSI won't work. UNIT seems to be the physical unit,...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 17 October 2017, 23:51
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Posted By jotd
partitions, that's not going to cut it. DISKUNIT...

partitions, that's not going to cut it. DISKUNIT is for _disks_. I made that work on WinUAE by creating an FFS harddisk image and mount that using A600/A1200 IDE.
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 16 October 2017, 04:02
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Posted By jotd
yes, A600/A1200 IDE is ticked, or the card won't...

yes, A600/A1200 IDE is ticked, or the card won't boot/be recognized. The issue is when starting CD32load (which uses custom HDD IO which work on a real HDD): it doesn't seem to be able to read the...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 15 October 2017, 18:37
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Posted By jotd
Anyone tested CD32load on a compact flash running...

Anyone tested CD32load on a compact flash running on Terrible Fire 32 (IDEHD mode)?

Anyone knows if a CF card mounted in Winuae is IDE? because CD32load fails on such a card (mounting as IDE:0)
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 30 September 2017, 22:05
Replies: 67
Views: 1,707
Posted By jotd
I think I had a similar issue: I couldn't format...

I think I had a similar issue: I couldn't format my HDD properly with WinUAE: it worked with WinUAE but not on the A1200. I formatted from the A1200 and then it worked fine. Is that your issue?...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 September 2017, 21:17
Replies: 52
Views: 3,885
Posted By jotd
looks great. Awesome! DD2 was good already, but...

looks great. Awesome! DD2 was good already, but that one is pixel perfect from the arcade (and I like your addition)

The enemy A.I is really the hard part IMHO. Specially because some enemies...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 18 September 2017, 21:10
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Posted By jotd
there's a CD32load (not whdloadcd32, 2 separate...

there's a CD32load (not whdloadcd32, 2 separate programs) feature to reset the game when hitting a lot of buttons together. Hitting circle probably has the same effect than pressing the CD32 buttons...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 10 September 2017, 18:26
Replies: 22
Views: 942
Posted By jotd
@ptyerman: emufan post is a rant, I can...

@ptyerman: emufan post is a rant, I can understand why Stingray answers like that. It took us a few years to learn how to use any assembler. Not no mention using vasm is very cool, but adapting an...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 10 September 2017, 15:49
Replies: 22
Views: 942
Posted By jotd
I can have look at it if you want.LiberaLib is...

I can have look at it if you want.LiberaLib is probably a macro which performs a closelibrary. Not vasm built in but easy to recode.
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 06 September 2017, 21:22
Replies: 22
Views: 1,836
Posted By jotd
thanks for passing by Joe. The "conversion" plays...

thanks for passing by Joe. The "conversion" plays 100% like the original, except that controls are redirected to CD32 joypad (no keyboard on the console, that's one of the challenges when adapting...
Forum: support.Games 03 September 2017, 21:49
Replies: 84
Views: 8,368
Posted By jotd
I wonder who cracked Cannon Fodder 2, because...

I wonder who cracked Cannon Fodder 2, because AFAIR it had no protection whatsoever (DOS disks, no copylock)

More news from the Qwak crack later :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 September 2017, 13:28
Replies: 28
Views: 1,416
Posted By jotd
DamienD: I can't disagree. Remember the 8-bit...

DamienD: I can't disagree. Remember the 8-bit days when you were OK to wait for characters to crawl across the screen (or loading times with cassettes or floppies for the luckiest). I've...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 September 2017, 19:43
Replies: 28
Views: 1,416
Posted By jotd
As I said it is written in C, so some routines...

As I said it is written in C, so some routines are probably sub-optimal. What could be done if we had the tools with WinUAE would be to low-level profile it. Then we'd be able to optimize some loops...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 September 2017, 09:31
Replies: 28
Views: 1,416
Posted By jotd
I have disassembled the code & reassembled it...

I have disassembled the code & reassembled it once. It looks like C so maybe some parts could be sped up. But the easiest way would be to play on winuae fastest possible ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 August 2017, 21:24
Replies: 323
Views: 28,046
Posted By jotd
What about a "music or sfx" menu? ;) ...

What about a "music or sfx" menu? ;)

Naaaaaaaah

Ok now I have listened to it almost to the end. Very good work.

Some notes are slightly off in the central steel drum solo during Holland, and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 August 2017, 08:53
Replies: 323
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Posted By jotd
> I'd really appreciate some feedback on the MOD...

> I'd really appreciate some feedback on the MOD conversion I've been working on if folks have time to listen

From first seconds of MSS I can say it's VERY GOOD.
Forum: support.Games 29 August 2017, 23:30
Replies: 34
Views: 1,582
Posted By jotd
that's really strange NOVBRMOVE is telling...

that's really strange NOVBRMOVE is telling whdload not to do anything with interrupts.

I suspect that the system is doing something that booting from floppy does not. Have you tried without...
Forum: support.Games 29 August 2017, 21:20
Replies: 34
Views: 1,582
Posted By jotd
this second button thingy is just hell. It seems...

this second button thingy is just hell. It seems to depend on the joystick. So anyway, I think it's the best we can do. At least it works for some joysticks.

Whdload problem? Retro-Nerd maybe you...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 28 August 2017, 21:52
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By jotd
oh tst.b dn, sorry. Thanks for confirming & for...

oh tst.b dn, sorry. Thanks for confirming & for the invaluable info. So CD32 pad red button doesn't act like normal joy? (I'm not even trying to autofire the other buttons!!)
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 28 August 2017, 21:49
Replies: 7
Views: 703
Posted By jotd
that's excellent already. Thanks everyone

that's excellent already. Thanks everyone
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 27 August 2017, 22:51
Replies: 7
Views: 703
Posted By jotd
asm code for a simple random generator

Hi,

I read that thread http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=71998 but that sounds overkill

Can someone share some simple random generator asm code? using hardware or not, I don't care.
...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 27 August 2017, 22:48
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By jotd
how to fake a joy/mouse button press

I want to code a software autofire feature for CD32load.

Now I have this code to simulate a buttonpress but it doesn't work in any game I tried, any idea why?

OR.B ...
Forum: support.WinUAE 27 August 2017, 19:08
Replies: 11
Views: 1,410
Posted By jotd
3.5 or 3.6 beta 3 wil do

3.5 or 3.6 beta 3 wil do
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 27 August 2017, 15:13
Replies: 36
Views: 2,949
Posted By jotd
Heart of the Alien for amiga? where !!!?

Heart of the Alien for amiga? where !!!?
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 26 August 2017, 11:00
Replies: 345
Views: 27,067
Posted By jotd
do you think WHDLoad slaves would be possible? I...

do you think WHDLoad slaves would be possible? I could take on that task.
Forum: support.Hardware 26 August 2017, 10:58
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By jotd
Like an Atari ST :) ok tough luck for you. There...

Like an Atari ST :) ok tough luck for you. There are so many A500s around, you'll find a cheap one (mine is yellow as hell and the return key doesn't work!)
Forum: support.Hardware 25 August 2017, 23:40
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By jotd
This has nothing to do with the peroxyde. The...

This has nothing to do with the peroxyde. The water temperature is probably the issue there.

I heard a method about removing glue from LEGO with hot water (note! it doesn't work either :)) they...
Forum: Coders. System 24 August 2017, 23:07
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By jotd
in my old "dos.guide": if the mode is...

in my old "dos.guide": if the mode is MODE_OLDFILE, the file is opened in reading and writing.
It also explains that the difference with MODE_READWRITE is that READWRITE creates the file if doesn't...
Forum: Coders. System 24 August 2017, 22:07
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By jotd
There are only 3 modes for Open(): MODE_READ,...

There are only 3 modes for Open(): MODE_READ, MODE_WRITE and MODE_READWRITE.

AFAIK the only way to append using dos.library is to open the file using MODE_READ or MODE_READWRITE, seek to the end...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 24 August 2017, 15:20
Replies: 39
Views: 2,314
Posted By jotd
@earok you have all necessary skills. The idea is...

@earok you have all necessary skills. The idea is to work with whdload and test with cd32load afterwards. Don't directly work with cd32load of course, as it's less secure (no mmu, less checks...)
...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 24 August 2017, 13:35
Replies: 39
Views: 2,314
Posted By jotd
earok: small (?) rant: last Turrican 3 slave...

earok: small (?) rant: last Turrican 3 slave changes are made by ... Psygore: the guy who NEVER shares his sources or never answers when you ask him. I've tried many times, now I just rant about...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 24 August 2017, 11:30
Replies: 89
Views: 12,928
Posted By jotd
yeah ok trying to play smartass (no pun intended...

yeah ok trying to play smartass (no pun intended :)). I mean $6002.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 24 August 2017, 09:41
Replies: 89
Views: 12,928
Posted By jotd
BTW found a minor issue. Do this and you get a...

BTW found a minor issue. Do this and you get a "branch out of range":

bra.b .open
.open:

not that it is very useful but $6000 is still in range :spin
Forum: request.Other 24 August 2017, 09:05
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By jotd
Reminds me: My mother threw my Microvitec by...

Reminds me: My mother threw my Microvitec by mistake a few years ago.... (ok I left it there, my fault)

Now there are "modern" LCD monitors able to perform 50Hz/15KHz (Dell U2412M as discussed...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 23 August 2017, 23:22
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By jotd
You have to protect the semicolon argument with...

You have to protect the semicolon argument with quotes.

whdload foo.slave preload "config=bw;c1:xxxx:0"

should work
Forum: support.WinUAE 23 August 2017, 23:12
Replies: 11
Views: 1,410
Posted By jotd
when it crashes it just says "winuae stopped...

when it crashes it just says "winuae stopped working"... it doesn't create a crash dump because no config is even loaded and it can crash. To reproduce by my end:

- start winuae (the interface...
Forum: support.WinUAE 23 August 2017, 19:40
Replies: 11
Views: 1,410
Posted By jotd
Toni check my post from 26/03/2017 above :) I'll...

Toni check my post from 26/03/2017 above :) I'll try with debug symbols. Ok 3.6 public beta 1 64 bit has no symbols:

Reading symbols from C:\Users\jotd\Desktop\winuae64.exe...(no debugging symbols...
Forum: support.WinUAE 23 August 2017, 11:28
Replies: 11
Views: 1,410
Posted By jotd
Hi Toni, Problem still here, when...

Hi Toni,

Problem still here, when stopping/restarting bluetooth mouse or even when internet connection breaks and resumes again.

Do you have a WinUAE version with symbols ? I have attached to...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 22 August 2017, 19:28
Replies: 1,010
Views: 59,262
Posted By jotd
CD32Load 0.33 available on my webpage. lots...

CD32Load 0.33 available on my webpage.

lots of new games working now.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 22 August 2017, 09:11
Replies: 10
Views: 662
Posted By jotd
yes, it was from your "RELOC" executable. ...

yes, it was from your "RELOC" executable.

"if you need to clear the variables link/unlk will not save code anymore": what? Yes, I could clear A7 until I get the required size, then assign A4 or A5...
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