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Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware Yesterday, 22:25
Replies: 7
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Posted By meynaf
Even with eggs, it's the big end we should start...

Even with eggs, it's the big end we should start with :p
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 15:16
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By meynaf
Idem. Title translation issue IMO. "Amazon...

Idem. Title translation issue IMO.

"Amazon Queen" -> "Reine des Amazones".
"Flight of the Amazon Queen" -> "Le Vol de la Reine des Amazones".

ps. moi j'ai joué au jeu, et jusqu'au bout ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 14:44
Replies: 39
Views: 1,594
Posted By meynaf
Sure ugly graphics are easier to draw than nice...

Sure ugly graphics are easier to draw than nice ones !
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware Yesterday, 14:41
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By meynaf
Sorry for these who prefer LE, but I fail to see...

Sorry for these who prefer LE, but I fail to see any advantage it could have for the programmer. For me LE just sucks. So if you think otherwise i'd like to know the reasons !

It's clearly a pain...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 19 January 2018, 10:01
Replies: 18
Views: 409
Posted By meynaf
Having written my own disassembler years ago, I...

Having written my own disassembler years ago, I know that it would be more complicated to identify the ADD with immediate and append "I" than just output ADD/ADDI depending on the opcode.
So unless...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 18 January 2018, 19:32
Replies: 18
Views: 409
Posted By meynaf
If some addressing mode is allowed then it is...

If some addressing mode is allowed then it is necessarily considered official because 68k has zero undocumented opcode.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 18 January 2018, 17:22
Replies: 18
Views: 409
Posted By meynaf
These forms have two different opcodes, but same...

These forms have two different opcodes, but same effect and same timing.
All immediate are affected except EOR (because there's no eor from mem).

This is what we may call an alias, and is the...
Forum: Coders. General 10 January 2018, 16:12
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By meynaf
I see two ways : - On the PC itself, try...

I see two ways :
- On the PC itself, try notepad++. You can produce suitable files directly.
- On the Amiga, you can open your text with MEmacs. Then : Esc R Ctrl-Q Ctrl-R <return>*2, then save.
Forum: support.WinUAE 10 January 2018, 13:53
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By meynaf
It's 10 s, not 10 ms ;)

It's 10 s, not 10 ms ;)
Forum: support.WinUAE 10 January 2018, 09:50
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By meynaf
Amiga's Ctrl-A-A is a hardware reset controlled...

Amiga's Ctrl-A-A is a hardware reset controlled iirc by the keyboard mpu.
So it needs to be emulated or it won't work.
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 January 2018, 18:27
Replies: 19
Views: 812
Posted By meynaf
That they are slow isn't new. But if they are...

That they are slow isn't new.
But if they are no longer used, or declared obsolete in some way, then x86 is even worse than i supposed :laughing



From what i've read AMD is vulnerable too, but...
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 January 2018, 10:01
Replies: 19
Views: 812
Posted By meynaf
While a 68060 can probably prefetch data for...

While a 68060 can probably prefetch data for filling its DCache, it doesn't do speculative memory accesses ('xcept maybe for fetching code).
And even if it did, I/O areas are marked by the MMU as...
Forum: support.WinUAE 08 January 2018, 20:54
Replies: 19
Views: 812
Posted By meynaf
The 68060 does branch prediction but not...

The 68060 does branch prediction but not out-of-order execution which is required for these to work.

Nevertheless it's not needed on an Amiga to access system parts, just about every program can...
Forum: support.WinUAE 08 January 2018, 16:38
Replies: 19
Views: 812
Posted By meynaf
This is still executing code on the machine and...

This is still executing code on the machine and this is why i wrote "prudent enough" : users that don't go on dubious sites aren't really at risk.
Forum: support.WinUAE 08 January 2018, 16:00
Replies: 19
Views: 812
Posted By meynaf
These attacks require the execution of code on...

These attacks require the execution of code on the target machine, so they're not that important for the prudent enough end user...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 08 January 2018, 15:50
Replies: 26
Views: 1,046
Posted By meynaf
A7 can be used to reference local variables as...

A7 can be used to reference local variables as well... LINK/UNLK are just a shortcut.
But things can become unwieldy if you start to push things on stack, hence the frame pointer which has a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 January 2018, 20:40
Replies: 30
Views: 727
Posted By meynaf
"Left behind".

"Left behind".
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 07 January 2018, 10:07
Replies: 26
Views: 1,046
Posted By meynaf
The instruction with #0 isn't senseless. It still...

The instruction with #0 isn't senseless. It still creates a frame pointer that can access parameters passed to the function. It's just that there will be no local variables.

Devpac rejects .w as...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 02 January 2018, 19:07
Replies: 26
Views: 1,046
Posted By meynaf
Strange, I never got bogus exes from PhxAss.

Strange, I never got bogus exes from PhxAss.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 02 January 2018, 15:54
Replies: 26
Views: 1,046
Posted By meynaf
I think it's done this way : exe fpu=1

I think it's done this way :
exe fpu=1
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 02 January 2018, 12:59
Replies: 26
Views: 1,046
Posted By meynaf
Devpac's optimizer is unable to optimize forward...

Devpac's optimizer is unable to optimize forward branches and is probably quite simple, so it should not suffer from the problem... but it has other limitations.
It probably rejects this because...
Forum: project.EAB 02 January 2018, 12:45
Replies: 10
Views: 511
Posted By meynaf
Isn't there a way to check the IP address, and,...

Isn't there a way to check the IP address, and, if it's the same every time, issue a ban based on it ?

Another idea ; if some post has been reported as spam, make that fact visible in the post...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 02 January 2018, 12:23
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By meynaf
It means CPU has executed trap #13 instruction...

It means CPU has executed trap #13 instruction (and there is no proper handler for it). Odd. It looks like if the program wasn't compiled for Amiga but for something else, however it could just be...
Forum: Coders. General 31 December 2017, 13:10
Replies: 13
Views: 522
Posted By meynaf
It loads everything into ram if you use the...

It loads everything into ram if you use the PRELOAD option (usually the case).
Else it switches to/from OS, like when saving a game. Makes black screen and stopped sound while performing disk...
Forum: Coders. General 31 December 2017, 12:11
Replies: 13
Views: 522
Posted By meynaf
Right, whdload indeed takes over the system.

Right, whdload indeed takes over the system.
Forum: Coders. General 31 December 2017, 11:44
Replies: 13
Views: 522
Posted By meynaf
Well i am not sure that else, all special...

Well i am not sure that else, all special keyboard drivers would work (for people not using true Amiga keyboards, like usb or serial).
It is also a lot easier to use the mouse.

And anyway it...
Forum: Coders. General 31 December 2017, 11:11
Replies: 13
Views: 522
Posted By meynaf
To be 100% sure you do not have to worry at all...

To be 100% sure you do not have to worry at all about unwanted interrupts, TCP/USB stacks, special keyboard drivers, etc, you can :
- Open an Intuition screen and a backdrop/borderless window on it....
Forum: support.WinUAE 28 December 2017, 20:00
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By meynaf
Then perhaps you can try making a new disk image...

Then perhaps you can try making a new disk image with the exact same size as your partition, and use normal disk copy (like if they were just floppies).
Forum: support.WinUAE 28 December 2017, 19:30
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By meynaf
If i had to do this i'd just create a new disk...

If i had to do this i'd just create a new disk image and copy all files on it.
Forum: support.Apps 27 December 2017, 12:02
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By meynaf
If you want to know where your program stops, you...

If you want to know where your program stops, you have two easy ways of finding it :
1. Output something in some console, for every OS call you make (might be too much of a flood, though).
2. Write...
Forum: Coders. System 27 December 2017, 11:50
Replies: 23
Views: 11,150
Posted By meynaf
I guessed it was probably possible, I just didn't...

I guessed it was probably possible, I just didn't know we could issue a newline with *N ;)
Forum: Coders. System 26 December 2017, 22:30
Replies: 23
Views: 11,150
Posted By meynaf
More precisely, it would look this way : ...

More precisely, it would look this way :

list dirs lformat "script2 *"%s*"" >script1
execute script1

With "script2" having the "s" bit set and looking like this :

.key dir/a
.bra {
.ket }
Forum: Coders. System 26 December 2017, 22:18
Replies: 23
Views: 11,150
Posted By meynaf
If you want to exclude dirs not already having a...

If you want to exclude dirs not already having a .info, it indeed becomes more complicated.
I don't know the ProcessIcon command so i can't tell if it has an option to avoid processing icons that...
Forum: Coders. System 26 December 2017, 21:32
Replies: 23
Views: 11,150
Posted By meynaf
Of course, else i wouldn't have told about it. ...

Of course, else i wouldn't have told about it.



I don't think this is the place for complex scripting challenges.
I just told about SPat, specifying the difference would be it does not remove...
Forum: Coders. System 26 December 2017, 18:19
Replies: 23
Views: 11,150
Posted By meynaf
Aside of the fact the above script removes...

Aside of the fact the above script removes ".info" from the file names, it could be done with standard SPat script present in "S" dir :

s:spat ProcessIcon #?.info MWB2CI
Forum: request.Other 26 December 2017, 17:02
Replies: 45
Views: 16,527
Posted By meynaf
My own (very non-standard) startup-sequence....

My own (very non-standard) startup-sequence. Boots in 1.5 secs under winuae :D

patchrom quiet
setpatch quiet
makedir ram:env ram:env/sys
assign env: ram:env
assign env: sys:prefs/config add...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 December 2017, 17:33
Replies: 19
Views: 817
Posted By meynaf
I had limited success with SanDisk CF cards....

I had limited success with SanDisk CF cards. While two cards did work, i could never make the slave one automount, always needed to bring it back with HdToolBox (and i have no clue why).
Forum: request.Music 22 December 2017, 12:20
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By meynaf
Channels are mixed with the CPU.

Channels are mixed with the CPU.
Forum: Coders. General 11 December 2017, 18:59
Replies: 43
Views: 2,476
Posted By meynaf
Just voted : interested, and might contribute. ...

Just voted : interested, and might contribute.

The problem of a wiki is that anyone can alter (understand : deface) it.
A forum is indeed a good place for requesting changes.
Forum: support.Hardware 11 December 2017, 17:58
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By meynaf
I see 3 possible reasons why it could move at...

I see 3 possible reasons why it could move at snail speed :
1. FFS validating the disk. See disk activity led after you've reached WB : extra activity indicates validation.
2. CF using chipmem (on...
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