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Forum: support.Hardware 03 August 2020, 08:21
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By Michael
Glad to hear your system is up and running. To...

Glad to hear your system is up and running.
To test just the FFS issue, you can use 3.1 rom + New FFS or
use the 3.1 rom, + loadmodule all new rom modules, - the new FFS

Also how/what version is...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 August 2020, 07:22
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By Michael
Ok. Lets try a few other option. Do you have a...

Ok. Lets try a few other option.
Do you have a below 4GB SD card just for test?
Or any other card never used with amiga?

You also say you can disable the drives in early boot menu.

Will the...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 July 2020, 20:43
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By Michael
Lets start from scratch, what happens hen SD card...

Lets start from scratch, what happens hen SD card is not connected, all works fine ?
What kind of file system you use ?
Try PFS, SFS only on a cleaned card with nothing in the RDB.
Do you have...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 June 2020, 17:22
Replies: 739
Views: 85,708
Posted By Michael
No issues with your fonts, they are from the same...

No issues with your fonts, they are from the same 1990 era as the other similar disks I have, installation is simple as usual. Point to the directory of the fonts, select interesting fonts from the...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 June 2020, 11:09
Replies: 739
Views: 85,708
Posted By Michael
Please be a bit more specific what prefs you...

Please be a bit more specific what prefs you used, what settings changes.
Tried it with some prefs and can not reproduce your problem, icons are always returned back when asked to.
Forum: Amiga scene 07 June 2020, 10:49
Replies: 739
Views: 85,708
Posted By Michael
Well, the current intellifont program sees the...

Well, the current intellifont program sees the *.lib files when you point it to a directory with with such files, tested with 2 font disks that came with Gold Disk office. Once installed it is...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 May 2020, 07:05
Replies: 739
Views: 85,708
Posted By Michael
Topaz6/8 is not that much different from XEN/8...

Topaz6/8 is not that much different from XEN/8 and the later is usually installed with MagicWB or MUI plus offers other font sizes and is available in different charsets for support of other...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 May 2020, 04:34
Replies: 739
Views: 85,708
Posted By Michael
Topaz is rom font and available all the time, it...

Topaz is rom font and available all the time, it also causes other problems for none Latin users but this is how computers are made, something has to be the default. The good news, unlike many others...
Forum: News 07 July 2019, 17:26
Replies: 9
Views: 2,371
Posted By Michael
Well, the recently released 68K SDL port of...

Well, the recently released 68K SDL port of KoboDeluxe on aminet is a bit painful for 060 with CGX, any intensive action on screen and fps can drop to 5, while the game runs at good 30 in 320x240...
Forum: request.Apps 24 April 2019, 17:15
Replies: 143
Views: 28,689
Posted By Michael
We knew it from day 1, otherwise it would have...

We knew it from day 1, otherwise it would have been difficult to achieve something reasonably speedy at the time. I was thinking of just using some regularly available cpu emulation code and comping...
Forum: request.Apps 23 April 2019, 17:51
Replies: 143
Views: 28,689
Posted By Michael
That sounds very promising. And indeed, ppc...

That sounds very promising. And indeed, ppc support is very limited by nature, unless it is possible to just compile a c source into ppc version the extra efforts required have little return.

Can...
Forum: request.Apps 22 April 2019, 08:31
Replies: 143
Views: 28,689
Posted By Michael
What versions were available and are final ? ...

What versions were available and are final ?
The DEMO is listed as 2.1 (1996) but in practice feels more like 1.0 and comes with 1.2 drivers
The release version of PCx is 1.1 (1997) and comes with...
Forum: request.Apps 19 April 2019, 20:05
Replies: 143
Views: 28,689
Posted By Michael
Well, then out of luck, demo 2.1 came with 1.2...

Well, then out of luck, demo 2.1 came with 1.2 driver that also dose not work and no other driver can be found on the web now.
Forum: request.Apps 15 April 2019, 19:43
Replies: 143
Views: 28,689
Posted By Michael
Spent a few hours today trying all sorts of...

Spent a few hours today trying all sorts of combinations without success.
VGA and VGA_AGA work fine, they can be promoted to DBLSCAN mode.
Promoting these to RTG in P96 or CGX creates a black...
Forum: request.Apps 14 April 2019, 09:08
Replies: 143
Views: 28,689
Posted By Michael
It would be awesome if we could get RTG driver...

It would be awesome if we could get RTG driver for PCx, otherwise it id very limiting and can not be run on a powered up system with a graphics card that can take advantage of it.

And while...
Forum: Coders. System 01 March 2019, 16:43
Replies: 3,502
Views: 496,518
Posted By Michael
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Forum: Coders. System 16 February 2019, 06:55
Replies: 3,502
Views: 496,518
Posted By Michael
Really? PicassoIV or UAE driver or any? You may...

Really? PicassoIV or UAE driver or any? You may need to enable some tweaks, but you can make it work for sure.
Forum: Coders. System 19 January 2019, 16:43
Replies: 3,502
Views: 496,518
Posted By Michael
A small quick experiment, could not figure out...

A small quick experiment, could not figure out how to show a classic icon for now...
http://eab.abime.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=61645&stc=1&d=1547912514
Forum: Coders. System 16 January 2019, 17:39
Replies: 3,502
Views: 496,518
Posted By Michael
Slightly of topic, but is there a tool in...

Slightly of topic, but is there a tool in existence that can display all 4 icon images at the same time and maybe allow to change them independently ?
(classic icon, selected classic icon, normal...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 January 2019, 12:50
Replies: 15
Views: 832
Posted By Michael
Netsurf is complicated and depends on the version...

Netsurf is complicated and depends on the version you try, several branches exist.
Try something classic like AWEB / IBrowse to start with.

It would place it in the working directory, or you can...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 December 2018, 13:55
Replies: 979
Views: 152,874
Posted By Michael
There were commodities/patches that did this...

There were commodities/patches that did this tricks, and their kind is a concern.
There is a lot of things missing in iControl, but that's only a switch and other parts need to be adapted to make...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 December 2018, 12:25
Replies: 15
Views: 832
Posted By Michael
As I said previously, you have to mount the CD on...

As I said previously, you have to mount the CD on the real amiga to make this work, what winuae does can be unexpected at times. On real machine, boot with no startup to shell,
insert the CD in the...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 December 2018, 10:31
Replies: 979
Views: 152,874
Posted By Michael
I got your point, there might be some life to it....

I got your point, there might be some life to it.

The problem is if something resizes the window or opens a window bigger then the screen, making all borders unreachable. Or a window with disabled...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 December 2018, 06:32
Replies: 15
Views: 832
Posted By Michael
x4 ide adaptors could be a problem and require...

x4 ide adaptors could be a problem and require some extra work to work correctly.
Strange, that you can boot from cd but can not enter boot menu and select different boot device.
The easiest method...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 December 2018, 04:55
Replies: 979
Views: 152,874
Posted By Michael
kolla: KingCON should do the trick, much lighter...

kolla: KingCON should do the trick, much lighter and has all needed functionality.

AMIGASYSTEML Nice showcase.
Forum: Amiga scene 30 December 2018, 21:22
Replies: 979
Views: 152,874
Posted By Michael
You can minimise the console and then change...

You can minimise the console and then change screenmode and reopen the console.

I believe there are tighter restrictions in place now to prevent such cases.
Forum: support.Hardware 30 December 2018, 20:44
Replies: 15
Views: 832
Posted By Michael
Do you have a working 3.x installation ? You...

Do you have a working 3.x installation ?

You do not need any special tools for BlizzardPPC to work, everything is in rom (unless you have a patched version with disabled items)

If 68K works for...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 December 2018, 20:36
Replies: 979
Views: 152,874
Posted By Michael
The current implementation always reopens WB...

The current implementation always reopens WB windows on the visible part of the WB screen, and it also resizes them if needed. So if window asks to be opened in coordinates outside the allowed range,...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 December 2018, 20:08
Replies: 202
Views: 24,161
Posted By Michael
FKey keymap switching usually waist memory on...

FKey keymap switching usually waist memory on every operation and fragments it.



Don't know how useful are custom screens and do we have a commodity to force certain application to use other...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 December 2018, 19:53
Replies: 979
Views: 152,874
Posted By Michael
Yes, I like those, when people make them with...

Yes, I like those, when people make them with passion.


The trick works in your scenario, and it is even clever enough to reopen the window with new dimension since it is possible in that case.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 December 2018, 19:25
Replies: 202
Views: 24,161
Posted By Michael
Simple, it has to be a quick keyboard combo to do...

Simple, it has to be a quick keyboard combo to do the keymap switch per application, possibly several different keymap switches (if you use more then 2 languages) and it should not waist memory and...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 December 2018, 15:59
Replies: 202
Views: 24,161
Posted By Michael
UTF-8 support This is more complicated then...

UTF-8 support

This is more complicated then it should be, and it has to be supported on application level too. FileSystems. And god knows how to handle all this. So if it happens, it requires a...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 December 2018, 15:18
Replies: 57
Views: 89,255
Posted By Michael
PFS3_AIO has it's own maxtrasfer safe guards now,...

PFS3_AIO has it's own maxtrasfer safe guards now, so you should be safe.
The same is true with 3.1.4 FFS implementation and SCSI device
But if you still use old 3.1 roms, have the first partition...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 December 2018, 15:04
Replies: 15
Views: 832
Posted By Michael
Interesting solution Thomas. I have an easier...

Interesting solution Thomas.
I have an easier life, since my 68K OS is on the scsi drives, when OS4 rom loads I loose all scisi drives and the highest ide drive with OS4 loads first.

I also used...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 December 2018, 14:49
Replies: 979
Views: 152,874
Posted By Michael
At the moment we are stuck with classic intuition...

At the moment we are stuck with classic intuition if we use CGX anyway.
So no windows outside borders there. But we do have transparent windows under CGX,
something that is missing in P96 flavour...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 December 2018, 12:20
Replies: 979
Views: 152,874
Posted By Michael
If all the gadgets are outside viewable area, and...

If all the gadgets are outside viewable area, and window is not moveable, you have a dead end situation.

Second problem if some weir commodity or hack does something unsuspected and moves the...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 December 2018, 12:05
Replies: 979
Views: 152,874
Posted By Michael
Regarding the oversized windows It should...

Regarding the oversized windows

It should not be allowed to have a window bigger then the screen because you can have cases when those windows lack certain attributes and once some gadgets are out...
Forum: Coders. System 30 November 2018, 15:50
Replies: 3,502
Views: 496,518
Posted By Michael
It will work if you swap the disks temporary or...

It will work if you swap the disks temporary or better have a second floppy and put WB disk there. You can also make the needed library resident (LoadModule) before booting from demo floppy.
Forum: Coders. System 20 November 2018, 19:24
Replies: 3,502
Views: 496,518
Posted By Michael
def_project is usually anything not executable ...

def_project is usually anything not executable
def_kick is tricky, it requires a special floppy disk
def_device is for any mounted device
def_app is not available in classic library
Forum: Coders. System 16 November 2018, 11:55
Replies: 3,502
Views: 496,518
Posted By Michael
For Birdie to work, intuition has to open the...

For Birdie to work, intuition has to open the screen first, on fast machines (on good real ones too) the loading process in S-S can be quicker then iPrefs inits the screen in RTG mode. Doing a wait...
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