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Forum: News Today, 14:59
Replies: 225
Views: 34,610
Posted By Jope
Otoh if it's released "when ready", there...

Otoh if it's released "when ready", there shouldn't be anything left for the 3.1.4 setpatch to patch. ;-)

(yes, yes, aga compatibility enable and some other things that may break legacy sw if...
Forum: News 15 September 2018, 11:15
Replies: 225
Views: 34,610
Posted By Jope
Thanks for testing! I strongly believe...

Thanks for testing!



I strongly believe it will replace all of my 3.1 installations and my only 3.9 installation. :-)
Forum: News 14 September 2018, 09:03
Replies: 225
Views: 34,610
Posted By Jope
I'm getting more and more excited about this....

I'm getting more and more excited about this. Looking forward to ditching 3.9.

I am a ToolsDaemon user. Can you give a hint as to how the 3.1.4 workbench handles this stuff? Is it similar to the...
Forum: Hardware mods 14 September 2018, 08:42
Replies: 101
Views: 20,791
Posted By Jope
It's the same thing as _EXRAM. If this signal is...

It's the same thing as _EXRAM. If this signal is grounded, then GARY asserts _RAMEN to the Agnus when accessing $C00000 memory, making your trapdoor memory show up as Slow RAM.

Removing the...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 September 2018, 09:56
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By Jope
If it's an intermittent switch, the LED doesn't...

If it's an intermittent switch, the LED doesn't fade out.
Forum: support.Hardware 12 September 2018, 08:01
Replies: 11
Views: 230
Posted By Jope
I don't have that many unfortunately.. If you...

I don't have that many unfortunately.. If you have a scope or a logic analyzer, you could measure the clock and data signals from the keyboard to see if it's shooting anything when you power it up...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 September 2018, 07:47
Replies: 11
Views: 230
Posted By Jope
Do you have another keyboard to try with?

Do you have another keyboard to try with?
Forum: support.Hardware 12 September 2018, 06:06
Replies: 11
Views: 230
Posted By Jope
I doubt it's the CPU. The problem lies either in...

I doubt it's the CPU. The problem lies either in the keyboard MCU on the keyboard PCB, or the CIA at U7, or in the connection between them.

How did you measure the continuity? Just the cable or...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 September 2018, 08:58
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By Jope
I wonder if this one was the 2500 because 2000...

I wonder if this one was the 2500 because 2000 was reserved for the mythical Los Gatos designed A2000? :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 11 September 2018, 08:30
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By Jope
Disconnect the chassis from the PSU and see if...

Disconnect the chassis from the PSU and see if the PSU stays on that way. If not, then your PSU has a fault.

If the PSU stays on, then there is a problem with the chassis. My crystal ball says:...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 September 2018, 15:02
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By Jope
I doubt this EPROM tower was ever seen in a...

I doubt this EPROM tower was ever seen in a shipping A2000. Just something they used internally before the 1.2 ROM was finalized.

The review machine looks like a prototype, there is no serial...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 September 2018, 12:08
Replies: 14
Views: 358
Posted By Jope
Experience will show that the wires will break...

Experience will show that the wires will break next to the solder joint after repeated handling.

It took me a long time to understand the correlation personally, that's why I'm spreading the...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 September 2018, 08:44
Replies: 14
Views: 358
Posted By Jope
This will work as long as you don't unplug /...

This will work as long as you don't unplug / reattach the connector very often.

The pins are designed to be crimped using a pair of special pliers, not soldered. Crimping provides you with a...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 September 2018, 20:29
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By Jope
The 1084-P switch is in the front, this monitor...

The 1084-P switch is in the front, this monitor is equivalent to the CM8833.

The 1084-P1 and P2 switches are in the back, these monitors are equivalent to the CM8833-II.
Forum: support.Hardware 05 September 2018, 16:13
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By Jope
The 8833-II is almost the same monitor as the...

The 8833-II is almost the same monitor as the 1084-P1, just missing S-Video (LCA) input, which is irrelevant for an Amiga anyway..
Forum: News 04 September 2018, 14:53
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By Jope
Well it's basically the same problem as with any...

Well it's basically the same problem as with any unix stuff that's not been amigafied very much when porting. There are lots off little things that are off, even though the editor is usable. I would...
Forum: News 04 September 2018, 14:46
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By Jope
Yeah, I was wondering whether it is light enough...

Yeah, I was wondering whether it is light enough to run on a wb 3.1/3.9 system that has an 060 50MHz CPU..

The last console version that actually installs on an Amiga runs pretty ok, but it is not...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 September 2018, 14:36
Replies: 20
Views: 907
Posted By Jope
Hold down both mousebuttons when reseting, boot...

Hold down both mousebuttons when reseting, boot with no startup-sequence, cd sys:prefs/env-archive/sys and rename screenmode.prefs screenmode.pref
Forum: support.Hardware 04 September 2018, 13:44
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By Jope
Google image searching that drive makes it seem...

Google image searching that drive makes it seem like it has a regular direct drive Teac mechanism.

Congratulations on never having to replace a belt.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 September 2018, 12:55
Replies: 1,938
Views: 266,963
Posted By Jope
I'd probably just make a bunch of iconx scripts...

I'd probably just make a bunch of iconx scripts if you want multiple icons that do the same thing.
Forum: News 04 September 2018, 12:53
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By Jope
Finally a Mui Vim. Is this portable to 3.x though?

Finally a Mui Vim. Is this portable to 3.x though?
Forum: Amiga scene 03 September 2018, 09:50
Replies: 67
Views: 3,076
Posted By Jope
Take an A500 keyboard + a hacksaw and a membrane...

Take an A500 keyboard + a hacksaw and a membrane from RWAP and you have an ample supply of A1200 keyboards. ;-)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 September 2018, 09:44
Replies: 1,938
Views: 266,963
Posted By Jope
Select it by clicking once, then select Leave out...

Select it by clicking once, then select Leave out from the Icon menu.
Forum: support.Hardware 03 September 2018, 07:53
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By Jope
I was using an old mechanical KVM (vga + din5 +...

I was using an old mechanical KVM (vga + din5 + de9) to switch an amiga kbd + mouse + 15kHz monitor between my A3000 and A4000 and there was never a problem.

As said above, the hot plugging...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 August 2018, 19:02
Replies: 23
Views: 838
Posted By Jope
It is. Sometimes a DMAC-02 also works, but be...

It is. Sometimes a DMAC-02 also works, but be prepared for a disappointment.
Forum: support.Hardware 30 August 2018, 20:21
Replies: 10
Views: 313
Posted By Jope
At least any commands that do not read the disk...

At least any commands that do not read the disk sector by sector will work with the '81, so directory listings and kernal loading individual files.
Forum: support.Hardware 30 August 2018, 20:14
Replies: 10
Views: 313
Posted By Jope
You should be able to read/write 1581 disks...

You should be able to read/write 1581 disks directly on the Amiga drive.

http://aminet.net/search?query=1581
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 August 2018, 12:09
Replies: 20
Views: 709
Posted By Jope
Those of us who were teens in the 90s got in on...

Those of us who were teens in the 90s got in on some of that action too. The parties, the BBSes, the swapping, the modem trading, the Amiga as the center of your social life.. ;-)

Of course being...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 August 2018, 11:43
Replies: 15
Views: 590
Posted By Jope
Or is it just a name given by emulator authors to...

Or is it just a name given by emulator authors to distinguish the motherboard ROM from any swappable cartridge ROMs? (since ROM seems to mean "image of any swappable media, be it disk tape or rom...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 August 2018, 09:49
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By Jope
I guess it's time to beep them out with a...

I guess it's time to beep them out with a multimeter. :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 30 August 2018, 08:15
Replies: 15
Views: 590
Posted By Jope
There is no BIOS, as this is not an IBM PC...

There is no BIOS, as this is not an IBM PC compatible.

The firmware in the A2091 detects that a scsi.device is already resident and renames itself to 2nd.scsi.device (or 3rd.scsi.device etc).
Forum: Amiga scene 29 August 2018, 08:36
Replies: 67
Views: 3,076
Posted By Jope
Peak commdore is peaking! But it will go down...

Peak commdore is peaking! But it will go down again after everyone gets theirs.
Forum: support.Hardware 29 August 2018, 08:30
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By Jope
I'm sure you can get a cable that converts an...

I'm sure you can get a cable that converts an external usb a into an internal pin header, if you don't want to solder the wires to your x-surf.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 August 2018, 20:48
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By Jope
You only get the ports behind the computer.

You only get the ports behind the computer.
Forum: Hardware mods 28 August 2018, 12:16
Replies: 50
Views: 3,352
Posted By Jope
Thanks, Hese! I guess it's the modern...

Thanks, Hese!

I guess it's the modern display cards that have increased case sizes. :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 27 August 2018, 13:18
Replies: 15
Views: 387
Posted By Jope
There is no official registered jack for this...

There is no official registered jack for this connector. It is a 4P4C modular jack.

Normally you would wire a cable with modular connections direcly like this: 1-1 1-2 1-3 1-4. The A1000 keyboard...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 August 2018, 17:40
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By Jope
Yes, it is compatible with the A500 plus. ...

Yes, it is compatible with the A500 plus.

AMAB6 is the final version, but I'm pretty sure AMAB5 will work with KS2.04 too.
Forum: Hardware mods 24 August 2018, 09:21
Replies: 51
Views: 2,951
Posted By Jope
Yep, there's always someone. It makes me sad.

Yep, there's always someone. It makes me sad.
Forum: Hardware mods 24 August 2018, 09:04
Replies: 51
Views: 2,951
Posted By Jope
Sometimes stuff gets rewritten based on ideas...

Sometimes stuff gets rewritten based on ideas taken from open source projects, sometimes the open source project gets a re-licensed closed fork (with the agreement of the author(s) naturally)..
...
Forum: Hardware mods 24 August 2018, 08:35
Replies: 50
Views: 3,352
Posted By Jope
Any consideration for adding more space between...

Any consideration for adding more space between the fast slot and the rear of the machine? I can provide you with the footprint of the CSMK2 + CybSCSI2 if you like. :-)
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