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Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) Yesterday, 23:19
Replies: 31
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Posted By jotd
you can use RNCopy (an old program dedicated to...

you can use RNCopy (an old program dedicated to PDOS/RN 12-track format) to backup PDOS disks (non copiable using nibble) into PDOS-like disks (reduces the gap too, disks can be written & copied)
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) Yesterday, 22:44
Replies: 31
Views: 3,807
Posted By jotd
it's possible to copy those disks using RNCopy, a...

it's possible to copy those disks using RNCopy, a program which is able to shorten the gap of RN protected tracks.

I remember being able to make a copy of Xenon II back in the day. This copy...
Forum: Coders. General Yesterday, 12:54
Replies: 17
Views: 1,449
Posted By jotd
they also hold IP for Bitmap Bros games...

they also hold IP for Bitmap Bros games https://rebellion.com/rebellion-acquires-the-bitmap-brothers-brand-and-portfolio/
Forum: Hardware mods Yesterday, 00:50
Replies: 17
Views: 941
Posted By jotd
Earlier this year, Musashi author allowed me to...

Earlier this year, Musashi author allowed me to contribute to the emulator to fix 68040 features (missing/wrong instructions, FPU stuff), and I also suggested a few optimizations.

So if there are...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories Yesterday, 00:19
Replies: 11
Views: 372
Posted By jotd
20+ years ago, I sold a high-density amiga...

20+ years ago, I sold a high-density amiga external drive. I don't know why. But for other HW I had such a hard time getting a A1200 that I never sold anything.

I almost sold my A1200 Tower at...
Forum: request.Apps 26 October 2020, 22:11
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By jotd
oh go ahead I've got tons of projects already!

oh go ahead I've got tons of projects already!
Forum: Amiga scene 26 October 2020, 19:54
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By jotd
there's a link for the st-xx disks somewhere too:...

there's a link for the st-xx disks somewhere too: https://forum.renoise.com/t/the-original-amiga-soundtracker-sample-disks/39473
Forum: Amiga scene 26 October 2020, 15:15
Replies: 192
Views: 12,507
Posted By jotd
Cyberpunks! How could I miss that game.

Cyberpunks! How could I miss that game.
Forum: support.Hardware 25 October 2020, 23:33
Replies: 97
Views: 2,087
Posted By jotd
note that some people (*cough*) have a copy of...

note that some people (*cough*) have a copy of all Amiga ROM source code. But even with the source it's not easy.

I remember Toni noting that the hardware of the CDTV can deliver "cooked" CD...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 October 2020, 23:15
Replies: 97
Views: 2,087
Posted By jotd
The aim of the TF is to convert an old machine to...

The aim of the TF is to convert an old machine to a hard drive + memory powered machine.

The hardware of the CDTV is specific, and the software that supports it hasn't been designed for non-DMA...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 October 2020, 19:35
Replies: 97
Views: 2,087
Posted By jotd
Yeah, I was trying to boot from HD with Z2...

Yeah, I was trying to boot from HD with Z2 capable RAM. So looking for memory allocations in extended ROM is probably not enough.

The "ideal" CDTV system should boot from HD with non DMA capable...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 October 2020, 19:10
Replies: 97
Views: 2,087
Posted By jotd
I've traced the allocmem calls that the extended...

I've traced the allocmem calls that the extended rom does, and all extended ROM calls to AllocMem during the boot are properly redirected to chipmem.

There are one or 2 possible allocs without...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 October 2020, 18:41
Replies: 97
Views: 2,087
Posted By jotd
Thanks Toni. Unticking "dma capable" on Z2 ram...

Thanks Toni. Unticking "dma capable" on Z2 ram makes "non-dos disk in drive 1" which means that the ROM allocates wrong memory type => WinUAE now makes it possible to test the new ROM!

But problem...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 October 2020, 16:03
Replies: 97
Views: 2,087
Posted By jotd
thanks Toni. That will be super helpful to...

thanks Toni. That will be super helpful to simulate the TF since the "addmem" fix that you suggested first doesn't emulate TF behaviour properly, and we could not test the patched rom with that,...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 October 2020, 11:37
Replies: 97
Views: 2,087
Posted By jotd
yes, Z3 memory is not mapped. avail reveals no...

yes, Z3 memory is not mapped. avail reveals no fast memory at bootup...

winuae memory settings show:

Configured 32-bit address space: 0M, reserved: 1792M, Z3 available: 1728M (UAE), 960M (Real)...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 October 2020, 01:18
Replies: 97
Views: 2,087
Posted By jotd
one thing I wanted to test is using a CDTV + HD...

one thing I wanted to test is using a CDTV + HD configuration + CD drive on winuae

With 1.3 and extended 1.0 ROM (unpatched, of course!), using a 68030 + Z3 fast allows to boot from HD and read a...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 October 2020, 23:57
Replies: 97
Views: 2,087
Posted By jotd
problem is: you can't split a patched ROM. You...

problem is: you can't split a patched ROM. You can only split unpatched ROM, and in that case, identify original hex strings in the ROMs using the offsets and find some in cdtv.device (cdfs.library...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 October 2020, 19:33
Replies: 97
Views: 2,087
Posted By jotd
I've pushed a change in my python rom patcher....

I've pushed a change in my python rom patcher. All offsets from the list are now supported (to patch a full ROM). I guess cdfs.library patch is kind of useless...


patch_cdtv_rom.py "CDTV...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 October 2020, 19:04
Replies: 97
Views: 2,087
Posted By jotd
given the number of patches, the best way would...

given the number of patches, the best way would be to burn a patched rom, true.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 October 2020, 17:54
Replies: 97
Views: 2,087
Posted By jotd
But then goal #2 is the same without burning any...

But then goal #2 is the same without burning any rom right? with patched cdfs.library.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 October 2020, 17:52
Replies: 97
Views: 2,087
Posted By jotd
my python tool is now updated to be able to patch...

my python tool is now updated to be able to patch cdfs.library. The patch address is $31E6 after cdfs.library is extracted from a 2.3 rom
Forum: support.Hardware 24 October 2020, 17:38
Replies: 97
Views: 2,087
Posted By jotd
the goal of rom patch is to use the rom as is....

the goal of rom patch is to use the rom as is. Not to try to extract it. I admit I didn't try to fix the rom checksum.

In that case, I should provide a fix for extracted cdtv.device.

People in...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 October 2020, 11:55
Replies: 97
Views: 2,087
Posted By jotd
if you know another valid rom hash please provide...

if you know another valid rom hash please provide it. Is it necessary to add patch support for 1.0 ?
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 24 October 2020, 11:13
Replies: 200
Views: 21,019
Posted By jotd
to be honest with old game devs, mcgeezer is...

to be honest with old game devs, mcgeezer is talented and works hard, no doubt, but he also benefits from modern tools, emulator, cross assembler, debugger, plus internet, MAME & ripping tools, EAB...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 October 2020, 11:08
Replies: 97
Views: 2,087
Posted By jotd
I've created a python script which changes memory...

I've created a python script which changes memory type for 2.3 ROM

https://github.com/jotd666/amiga68ktools/tree/master/tools

patch_cdtv_rom.py

There are no checksums, I could boot a game...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 October 2020, 23:46
Replies: 97
Views: 2,087
Posted By jotd
Don you may be right. But I think OP wanted to...

Don you may be right. But I think OP wanted to disable extended rom and only boot on IDE HD from normal rom + ripped cdtv.device + cdfs.device.
Forum: support.Hardware 23 October 2020, 23:23
Replies: 97
Views: 2,087
Posted By jotd
or maybe without burning a new rom only by...

or maybe without burning a new rom only by software, patch allocmem to block fast memory (anymem from http://aminet.net/util/boot/AnyMEM_v14.lha mentionned in...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 October 2020, 23:01
Replies: 97
Views: 2,087
Posted By jotd
why not just patch the extracted cdfs.device file...

why not just patch the extracted cdfs.device file and disable the extended ROM? Should be much simpler
Forum: Amiga scene 22 October 2020, 22:32
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By jotd
040 isn't uncommon now. If this sees the light of...

040 isn't uncommon now. If this sees the light of day this is great!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 October 2020, 22:55
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By jotd
Assassin has a dog & dog master...

Assassin has a dog & dog master (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHoA41qyVks&ab_channel=Al82RetrogamingLongplays at 4:12).

Still with the bad guys, but still a sidekick :)
Forum: support.Hardware 21 October 2020, 17:53
Replies: 97
Views: 2,087
Posted By jotd
@bartekmalysz you found your way to EAB. several...

@bartekmalysz you found your way to EAB. several retrocomputing members here :)

I'm pretty sure you'll get it solved here. Have you tried to set bufmemtype to 2 or 3 instead of 4?
Forum: project.WHDLoad 19 October 2020, 22:21
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By jotd
it's extremely difficult to create a...

it's extremely difficult to create a startup/cleanup code that supports all CPUs, MMU configurations, VBR relocation, caches, CIAs... and is able to restore them back when quitting.

whdload is the...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 19 October 2020, 22:00
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By jotd
it's terrible :) on a 68040 it slows down games a...

it's terrible :) on a 68040 it slows down games a lot. On WinUAE it's not noticeable. Each write to a custom or CIA register probably triggers a page fault and that exception must be handled.

It's...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 October 2020, 21:57
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By jotd
Green Beret level 2 boss is made of several waves...

Green Beret level 2 boss is made of several waves of 1 soldier + 3 dogs attacking you. Dogs attack first and are the most dangerous, but you can also be killed by the master if you suck.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 19 October 2020, 15:30
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By jotd
whdload does that. but doesn't give the info back...

whdload does that. but doesn't give the info back to any monitor.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 19 October 2020, 15:29
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By jotd
subcontract it then.

subcontract it then.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 October 2020, 00:01
Replies: 22
Views: 805
Posted By jotd
it's good because it's not just guitar on drum...

it's good because it's not just guitar on drum machine & synth bass (like a lot of other remixes). The bass & drums parts are also excellent.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 October 2020, 23:59
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By jotd
hilarious. Note that there's a censored version...

hilarious. Note that there's a censored version on YT where they seemed to have photoshopped the animation...

The "back & forth" effect can be found on "Son of Stag" series too :)
Forum: Amiga scene 15 October 2020, 23:10
Replies: 192
Views: 12,507
Posted By jotd
Same engine as Tin Toy Adventure I suppose. And...

Same engine as Tin Toy Adventure I suppose. And same colorful graphics, but playability looks even better. Good work.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 14 October 2020, 23:54
Replies: 25
Views: 1,087
Posted By jotd
I'm sure Toni will be delighted to support that...

I'm sure Toni will be delighted to support that chip in WinUAE, and Wepl will be thrilled to support that chip in Whdload :)
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