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Forum: support.Hardware 15 October 2020, 17:31
Replies: 13
Views: 378
Posted By thomas
Cloanto made contracts with the respective...

Cloanto made contracts with the respective authors. Some components have been updated beyond the publicly available versions.
Forum: support.Hardware 15 October 2020, 11:30
Replies: 13
Views: 378
Posted By thomas
What exactly crashes and how? Does it crash...

What exactly crashes and how?

Does it crash if you boot with the card inserted, too?
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 08 October 2020, 21:36
Replies: 23
Views: 920
Posted By thomas
If WinUAE marks a harddrive with [OS] then there...

If WinUAE marks a harddrive with [OS] then there is some x86 OS installed on it.

Make sure that you select the right harddrive. Selecting the wrong one will destroy all data on it.

Use Windows...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 07 October 2020, 21:02
Replies: 23
Views: 920
Posted By thomas
Did you click on "save changes to drive" before...

Did you click on "save changes to drive" before you left HDToolbox?

Did you try to disable your Windows antivirus? Some block direct access to USB drives.

Did you run WinUAE as administrator?...
Forum: support.Other 05 October 2020, 22:45
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By thomas
Yes. Some parts of BetterWB are already contained...

Yes. Some parts of BetterWB are already contained in 3.1.4.
Forum: support.Hardware 05 October 2020, 22:42
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By thomas
As with any third-party controller you have to...

As with any third-party controller you have to tell HDToolbox the name of its driver.

Check the tool types. There should be one reading SCSI_DEVICE_NAME=scsi.device
Change that to...
Forum: support.Other 04 October 2020, 12:24
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By thomas
MagicWB is just a set of icons and patterns. ...

MagicWB is just a set of icons and patterns.

BetterWB is a set of programs, utilities, datatypes etc. for WB 3.1.

BestWB is BetterWB for WB 3.1.4.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 26 September 2020, 22:20
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By thomas
iff.library is not part of the OS, so you won't...

iff.library is not part of the OS, so you won't find in the standard paths unless you installed it there.

There is an iff.library on Aminet: http://aminet.net/util/libs/IFFLIB22.lha
It has an...
Forum: request.Modules 24 September 2020, 19:02
Replies: 20
Views: 1,355
Posted By thomas
No.

No.
Forum: request.Modules 24 September 2020, 10:08
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By thomas
Paula plays samples of any length which...

Paula plays samples of any length which automatically repeat.

A chip sound wave form can be quite short. Even with two bytes you can already make a simple tone. To play a melody you can change...
Forum: support.WinUAE 23 September 2020, 11:35
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By thomas
Without the names of the games it is difficult to...

Without the names of the games it is difficult to tell if it's possible at all.

Generally disks in custom ADF format are like this for the only reason that the data cannot be saved in standard...
Forum: support.WinUAE 21 September 2020, 09:37
Replies: 19
Views: 991
Posted By thomas
If AsimCDFS can read the CDs on a real Amiga then...

If AsimCDFS can read the CDs on a real Amiga then AsimCDFS should also be able to read them on WinUAE.

You should be a bit more specific why you think that "the emulator" does not recognise the...
Forum: support.WinUAE 20 September 2020, 21:09
Replies: 19
Views: 991
Posted By thomas
That's what they say, but it does not work....

That's what they say, but it does not work. AllegroCDFS cannot read one single CD / DVD more than CacheCDFS or other CD file systems.
Forum: support.WinUAE 20 September 2020, 19:45
Replies: 19
Views: 991
Posted By thomas
That's what Amigasystem tried to explain to you....

That's what Amigasystem tried to explain to you. It's about the file system used on the CD / DVD. It has to be ISO9660. Several extensions are supported, but it must be ISO9660. UDF is not supported....
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 18 September 2020, 22:46
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By thomas
No, PC0:??? does not appear on WB 3.1 in WinUAE....

No, PC0:??? does not appear on WB 3.1 in WinUAE. But PC0 appears in the list if you run Sys:System/Format by double click.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 18 September 2020, 07:22
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By thomas
An icon only appears if the disk is readable. For...

An icon only appears if the disk is readable. For unreadable disks no icon appears.

You can run System/Format by double click and then select PC0 from the list to format the disk.




This...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 September 2020, 08:49
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By thomas
The only RTG card I know which needs a ROM is the...

The only RTG card I know which needs a ROM is the PicassoIV. If you don't have it, WinUAE even tells you where to download it from: http://www.sophisticated-development.de

The PPC ROM can be made...
Forum: OT - Technical 13 September 2020, 18:24
Replies: 26
Views: 1,076
Posted By thomas
I don't know if an external SSD has advantages...

I don't know if an external SSD has advantages speed wise. Normally the USB bus is the bottleneck.

But regarding physical robustness an SSD is absolutely top. If you drop a HDD to the floor it's...
Forum: Coders. System 12 September 2020, 20:18
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By thomas
That makes no sense. CGX requires WB 3.0, too. ...

That makes no sense. CGX requires WB 3.0, too.




They are RTG modes. The values have different meanings on different machines. You have to check with GetDisplayInfoData what they actually mean.
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 September 2020, 12:53
Replies: 1
Views: 283
Posted By thomas
Use the "add directory" button to add a Windows...

Use the "add directory" button to add a Windows directory as another harddrive. Then you can copy from here to there and vice versa inside WinUAE.
Forum: Coders. System 12 September 2020, 11:58
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By thomas
BestModeID does indeed the same. I never used the...

BestModeID does indeed the same. I never used the function you mentioned.
Forum: News 09 September 2020, 20:12
Replies: 424
Views: 76,584
Posted By thomas
It does not matter what is in the L directory....

It does not matter what is in the L directory. It's a good place to store the files, but they don't need to be there. You can as well delete them all.

Unpack the archive to somewhere, L or...
Forum: support.Other 07 September 2020, 21:01
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By thomas
Well, I hope it is not too scary if I suggest my...

Well, I hope it is not too scary if I suggest my own programs. There is RDBRecov on Aminet which is a command line tool to recover partitions.

I am currently finishing version 2 which is a...
Forum: support.Other 07 September 2020, 08:53
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By thomas
It very much depends on what caused the Guru and...

It very much depends on what caused the Guru and corruption. If the SD card is dead, there is nothing you can do. Just replace it and start from scratch. But if the SD card still works and only some...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 September 2020, 10:59
Replies: 56
Views: 1,713
Posted By thomas
There might be a resistor or potentiometer...

There might be a resistor or potentiometer somewhere which can adjust the clock speed. I don't know details but I remember having read something like this in other threads about RTC issues.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 September 2020, 08:28
Replies: 56
Views: 1,713
Posted By thomas
The RTC chip has a stop bit. If it is set the...

The RTC chip has a stop bit. If it is set the clock won't advance.

I don't know if the OS is aware of this bit, but anyway you can try

setclock reset

followed by

setclock save
Forum: support.WinUAE 02 September 2020, 19:59
Replies: 17
Views: 996
Posted By thomas
Click on Full Disk/RDB Mode before you start.

Click on Full Disk/RDB Mode before you start.
Forum: support.WinUAE 02 September 2020, 19:58
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By thomas
Then you cannot update FFS with HDToolbox. You...

Then you cannot update FFS with HDToolbox. You have to save the FastFileSystem file in a Windows directory and point WinUAE to it. Or just leave it as it is.




What you see in HDToolbox for...
Forum: support.WinUAE 02 September 2020, 09:12
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By thomas
How do you prep them if you don't see them? ...

How do you prep them if you don't see them?

The way to make HDFs show up in HDToolbox has always been the same: either connect the HDF to a virtual IDE controller or tell HDToolbox to look at the...
Forum: News 28 August 2020, 19:21
Replies: 90
Views: 4,541
Posted By thomas
I could have told you :) I bought PFS2 when it...

I could have told you :) I bought PFS2 when it was first published in Germany and I was (and still am) quite impressed of its speed.

But don't you think it is a bit short-sighted if you look...
Forum: support.Apps 25 August 2020, 19:46
Replies: 15
Views: 690
Posted By thomas
No, it does not work this way. To use a library...

No, it does not work this way. To use a library with ARexx the library has to have a special function which acts as an interrface between ARexx and the other library fuinctions.

That's why the...
Forum: support.Apps 22 August 2020, 13:50
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By thomas
Just a guess: try to run SystemPatch early in...

Just a guess: try to run SystemPatch early in startup-sequence, before someone else opens locale.library. Locale patches RawDoFmt. If SystemPatch patches it again, the locale patch is gone.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 18 August 2020, 19:08
Replies: 1
Views: 606
Posted By thomas
You can install WB 3.1.4 with 3.1 ROMs. Similar...

You can install WB 3.1.4 with 3.1 ROMs. Similar to OS 3.9 it will load updated ROM modules into RAM. Of course this needs a bit more RAM than running it from a real ROM.
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 August 2020, 22:51
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By thomas
CC0 is not CF0. CC0 is automatically mounted, but...

CC0 is not CF0. CC0 is automatically mounted, but it only works with SRAM cards.

CF0 requires compactflash.device and FAT95.

Both can be emulated with WinUAE.

To emulate CF0 you have to...
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 August 2020, 20:13
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By thomas
SD cards indeed have a write protect switch....

SD cards indeed have a write protect switch. Maybe you switched it on by accident?
Forum: Coders. System 13 August 2020, 19:56
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By thomas
FindColor() exists in 2.x already. It does not...

FindColor() exists in 2.x already. It does not allocate a pen or change the pen's color, it just finds the best matching pen.
Forum: support.WinUAE 11 August 2020, 08:49
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By thomas
SFS requires a 020 or higher CPU. It runs on an...

SFS requires a 020 or higher CPU. It runs on an A500 only with an accelerator card.

For a 68k machine PFS is the better choice. It does not only run on any 68k CPU, it is also faster than SFS.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 10 August 2020, 09:32
Replies: 3
Views: 635
Posted By thomas
Remove that IIntuition-> and all other...

Remove that IIntuition-> and all other ISomething-> from your source code. This code is for Amiga OS 4. It does not compile for 3.x.

Also narrow down a possible mistake by starting with
...
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 August 2020, 20:20
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By thomas
Workbench drag & drop blocks all other gfx output...

Workbench drag & drop blocks all other gfx output on that screen.
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 August 2020, 18:56
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By thomas
That's how AmigaOS works. There is nothing you...

That's how AmigaOS works. There is nothing you can do about it and there surely is nothing the machine, virtual or real, can do about it.
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