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Forum: support.Apps Yesterday, 22:22
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By Daedalus
Sorry, when I said "By default, it doesn't.", I...

Sorry, when I said "By default, it doesn't.", I was talking about WinUAE using the host's network connection, not WHDLoad. WHDLoad is of course perfectly entitled to access the internet if it finds a...
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 22:06
Replies: 167
Views: 8,304
Posted By Daedalus
Oh, but that's exactly what it does. It makes the...

Oh, but that's exactly what it does. It makes the OS compatible with the exact icon format with which you have an issue.


But there have been a limited number of consensuses over the years, with...
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 18:53
Replies: 167
Views: 8,304
Posted By Daedalus
Cool, thanks! It basically does the same thing as...

Cool, thanks! It basically does the same thing as the ARexx script except it accesses the Workbench library features directly through workbench.library, which is how it's able to specify the view...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 18:44
Replies: 7
Views: 102
Posted By Daedalus
Yeah, that's true, sitting there for 30 years...

Yeah, that's true, sitting there for 30 years untouched can cause problems too, especially if there's been corrosion for any reason. I've found with the cheap tools that the metal hooks bend easily...
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 18:24
Replies: 167
Views: 8,304
Posted By Daedalus
Interesting, could be an updated version of the...

Interesting, could be an updated version of the one included with OS 3.5 (which simply opens the drawer/file). Would be nice to see how they're implemented.


@The Devs
Actually while we're...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 17:49
Replies: 7
Views: 102
Posted By Daedalus
That looks like the correct tool, albeit a...

That looks like the correct tool, albeit a slightly cheap one. But it should do the job. It should fit into the two slots on opposite corners of the Agnus socket, and when you squeeze the sides...
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 17:26
Replies: 167
Views: 8,304
Posted By Daedalus
If you read my entire post, you'll see I did what...

If you read my entire post, you'll see I did what you were saying too, and got identical behaviour. I mean, you even quoted where I said I did that too... But anyway, I'm very curious to see what...
Forum: support.Apps Yesterday, 14:53
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By Daedalus
By default, it doesn't. Either you enabled that...

By default, it doesn't. Either you enabled that connection, or you took someone else's config and used it which already had the connection enabled.

I know it's nice to know everything that's...
Forum: OT - Gaming Yesterday, 14:46
Replies: 46
Views: 1,818
Posted By Daedalus
This is what I do too, and don't really get the...

This is what I do too, and don't really get the whole massive collection setups that a lot of people have. It's not like it's a particular achievement as it might be for physical copies, and you'll...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 10:05
Replies: 14
Views: 290
Posted By Daedalus
Yep, they're good adaptors. I also built one...

Yep, they're good adaptors. I also built one myself that even supports software shutdown from the Amiga side :) But it's not publicly available yet...


They're all the same from a quality...
Forum: News Yesterday, 09:48
Replies: 9
Views: 2,274
Posted By Daedalus
Nice! I remember the X10 stuff being a relatively...

Nice! I remember the X10 stuff being a relatively big deal back then. Too expensive for me as a schoolchild though so I went about building my own rudimentary version.

From what I remember, the...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 April 2020, 11:11
Replies: 167
Views: 8,304
Posted By Daedalus
Ummmm, nope. What I did to test: fresh boot,...

Ummmm, nope. What I did to test: fresh boot, opening a drawer copied directly from a PC, no icons, Window->Show->All Files. They're somewhat haphazard and in no particular order, but are spread the...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 April 2020, 10:57
Replies: 167
Views: 8,304
Posted By Daedalus
Yeah, that occurred to me too. That's part of why...

Yeah, that occurred to me too. That's part of why I included the reference to the MS Office inconsistencies - I appreciate that sometimes, no matter how big or small a dev team you have, you end up...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 April 2020, 10:44
Replies: 14
Views: 290
Posted By Daedalus
Couldn't tell you much about the price difference...

Couldn't tell you much about the price difference - the modules involved are all under €20 and there's little else involved. Good quality cases and cables do cost a bit more than cheap ones though,...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 April 2020, 10:34
Replies: 167
Views: 8,304
Posted By Daedalus
Big fan of the insulting stereotypes, eh? Tells a...

Big fan of the insulting stereotypes, eh? Tells a lot about you. And no, I'm not a unixbeard type :laughing:laughing

That doesn't really happen with me, so I'm not sure what you might be doing to...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 April 2020, 10:08
Replies: 167
Views: 8,304
Posted By Daedalus
Like what? On the whole I much prefer the Amiga...

Like what? On the whole I much prefer the Amiga shortcuts to the common PC ones as they feel more natural and intuitive. But I use lots of different operating systems and just make do with the...
Forum: support.Other 06 April 2020, 21:03
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By Daedalus
Yep, sounds like either the part of the...

Yep, sounds like either the part of the startup-sequence that deals with monitors has been removed or bypassed, or the DEVS:Monitors drawer itself has been emptied / removed / renamed / moved...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 April 2020, 17:29
Replies: 14
Views: 290
Posted By Daedalus
Haha, indeed :D These are the repurposed Cisco...

Haha, indeed :D These are the repurposed Cisco PSUs with an adaptor board. Second-hand, and with less 5V power than the other options, but still plenty of power for most setups. I'm not sure I like...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 April 2020, 17:11
Replies: 14
Views: 290
Posted By Daedalus
Well, there's no harm in adding it really, but...

Well, there's no harm in adding it really, but the overvoltage protection from the standard PSU module should be fine. The overvoltage protection is far more interesting when it comes to the original...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 April 2020, 16:00
Replies: 14
Views: 290
Posted By Daedalus
Any of the three you linked to will be fine....

Any of the three you linked to will be fine. They're most likely all based on the same off-the-shelf power supply module (Mean Well RPT-60B), which is a common style of industrial power supply that...
Forum: News 06 April 2020, 13:14
Replies: 73
Views: 4,524
Posted By Daedalus
Are you running at a high enough sample rate? You...

Are you running at a high enough sample rate? You can get artifacts like that from having a low sample rate, in fact, the Amiga's audio filter is designed specifically to absorb those aliasing...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 April 2020, 12:37
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By Daedalus
Yep, I wouldn't butcher a fully working A1200...

Yep, I wouldn't butcher a fully working A1200 just to test chips!

I actually didn't socket Budgie (or the CPU), so they still require desoldering and resoldering to test.
Forum: support.Hardware 06 April 2020, 11:38
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By Daedalus
That would be very, very hot... I would rarely go...

That would be very, very hot... I would rarely go above 320 degrees when (de)soldering, and most of the time would be around 260-280.


Yeah, that's part of the problem, and also that the heat...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 April 2020, 10:48
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By Daedalus
420 degrees sounds like an awful lot of heat. Is...

420 degrees sounds like an awful lot of heat. Is that in degrees C? As said, there's only so much heat the chip can take. They'll be designed to withstand normal industrial soldering processes and...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 April 2020, 10:42
Replies: 167
Views: 8,304
Posted By Daedalus
Sweeeeet! Thanks :D Yeah, there's no...

Sweeeeet! Thanks :D


Yeah, there's no simple answer to the versioning, since using the third digit (3.1.4, 3.1.5) makes it sound like a minor update when in reality the changes are easily bigger...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 April 2020, 00:01
Replies: 167
Views: 8,304
Posted By Daedalus
OS 4 works around this by using the zoom gadget...

OS 4 works around this by using the zoom gadget with a qualifier (shift). So clicking with shift on the zoom button maximises the window. It works really well and doesn't interfere with existing...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 April 2020, 21:10
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By Daedalus
2.5" hard drives (as used in the A1200) only need...

2.5" hard drives (as used in the A1200) only need 5V too. But don't mind what Hewitson says - many people use SSDs on Amigas. Nothing silly about it.


Yep, any device that is compatible with IDE...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 April 2020, 17:41
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By Daedalus
I remember there were a couple of Gameboy...

I remember there were a couple of Gameboy emulators back in the day that worked well enough to play through Link's Awakening (or at least however far I managed to get...) AmiMasterGear worked well...
Forum: Hardware mods 02 April 2020, 16:01
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By Daedalus
Not really. Back in the day, RAM was very...

Not really. Back in the day, RAM was very expensive, and so base configurations and expansions were governed by a balance of how much memory the market could afford. But these days, memory isn't the...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 02 April 2020, 10:12
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By Daedalus
The shifting to the right is normal unfortunately...

The shifting to the right is normal unfortunately - you'll see it in a lot of games. Unfortunately, doing scrolling directly on an intuition screen isn't as easy as it is in Blitz mode, where you can...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 April 2020, 21:27
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By Daedalus
You can also get corruption from using too high a...

You can also get corruption from using too high a PIO mode. Just because a drive is reported to support a certain mode in the prefs, doesn't mean it will work reliably at that speed. Try lowering it...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 April 2020, 16:35
Replies: 14
Views: 452
Posted By Daedalus
If you're looking to actually buy one, they're...

If you're looking to actually buy one, they're rare enough, but this is what they look like (https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/commodore-amiga-pregnant-mouse-313255-1791538605).
Forum: support.Hardware 01 April 2020, 16:14
Replies: 15
Views: 698
Posted By Daedalus
Most newer floppy drives are 5V only. I have Sony...

Most newer floppy drives are 5V only. I have Sony and Panasonic drives here that are 5V only, but also some older drives that require 12V. Check the PCB around the power connector and see if any...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 April 2020, 10:07
Replies: 167
Views: 8,304
Posted By Daedalus
Ah, I see, that makes more sense... Thanks for...

Ah, I see, that makes more sense... Thanks for clarifying!
Forum: Amiga scene 31 March 2020, 21:25
Replies: 167
Views: 8,304
Posted By Daedalus
Sounds good! Fair enough. To be fair, I...

Sounds good!


Fair enough. To be fair, I really think there is no problem holding on to different paradigms if they're sensible and well established. After all, if we wanted everything the same...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 March 2020, 17:50
Replies: 167
Views: 8,304
Posted By Daedalus
Excellent work indeed! I like the syntax...

Excellent work indeed! I like the syntax highlighting option - will these highlighters be separate files (e.g. XML definitions) so that others could add their own syntaxes?

Also, please keep the...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 March 2020, 16:58
Replies: 167
Views: 8,304
Posted By Daedalus
For your reference, the relevant paragraph from...

For your reference, the relevant paragraph from the very first post:

Emphasis mine.


I'm sorry if you misinterpreted my post, but I most certainly did not represent anything of the sort.

...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 March 2020, 16:25
Replies: 167
Views: 8,304
Posted By Daedalus
Well, that lasted all of three posts... He...

Well, that lasted all of three posts... He literally just said he can't change any of that stuff, regardless of whether anyone wants to or not.
Forum: Amiga scene 31 March 2020, 11:57
Replies: 893
Views: 94,438
Posted By Daedalus
Yep - Cloanto provide the security certificate so...

Yep - Cloanto provide the security certificate so that users don't get scary warnings when they try to run it for the first time. A slightly misleading post there...
Forum: support.Other 31 March 2020, 11:55
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By Daedalus
I've only ever used the standard Amiga OS...

I've only ever used the standard Amiga OS HDToolbox for setting up my systems. The 3.1 one works well enough for most uses but gets awkward to use above 4GB. It will have no problem up to that point...
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