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Forum: support.Hardware 13 July 2018, 13:23
Replies: 22
Views: 466
Posted By jPV
Why would it be 32GB? FAT32 can be much bigger...

Why would it be 32GB? FAT32 can be much bigger (2TB - 16TB depending the sector sizes). I have a 2TB FAT32 backup drive myself.
Forum: support.Hardware 13 July 2018, 13:14
Replies: 22
Views: 466
Posted By jPV
And in my experience it's not always a "physical"...

And in my experience it's not always a "physical" thing, it may depend how the card is initialized/formatted. And some non-working cards can be get to working ones.

For example, I have an old...
Forum: OT - Sports 09 July 2018, 10:40
Replies: 2
Views: 70
Posted By jPV
Mistake obviously. Hamilton had really bad start...

Mistake obviously. Hamilton had really bad start and Kimi was even on side of him, but pulled back then, and missed the following corner a bit, but tried to avoid it anyway.. if Hamilton would have...
Forum: support.Other 08 July 2018, 19:30
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By jPV
Remove the "set mychoice 1" line from the...

Remove the "set mychoice 1" line from the previous script and then do:
Echo "1" > ENVARC:mychoice
This works if you're not going to use the script before ENV: has been set.

If you want to change...
Forum: News 07 July 2018, 18:45
Replies: 0
Views: 328
Posted By jPV
Public Release of MorphOS 3.11

News taken from MorphZone (https://morph.zone/modules/news/article_storyid_2414.html):

The MorphOS development team is proud to announce the immediate availability of MorphOS 3.11. In addition to...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 June 2018, 15:52
Replies: 10
Views: 327
Posted By jPV
Hehe, for curiosity, I scanned it with my almost...

Hehe, for curiosity, I scanned it with my almost 20 years old scanner with SCANdal on MorphOS, and then batch cropped/rotated and PDF converted it with my own yet unreleased image processing program...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 June 2018, 12:41
Replies: 10
Views: 327
Posted By jPV
Yeah, not much in it, but here's a quick scan...

Yeah, not much in it, but here's a quick scan anyway:
http://amiga.unikko.org/Misc/Amiga-M1438S-UserGuide.pdf

It's a multilingual guide... the last page has information about connector pins.
Forum: Coders. General 21 June 2018, 10:47
Replies: 14
Views: 719
Posted By jPV
How about a SYS:Prefs/YourGame/ directory? It...

How about a SYS:Prefs/YourGame/ directory? It seems some programs/system components use that kind of solution nowadays...

Or SYS:Storage/YourGame/ even though Storage has traditionally been for...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 June 2018, 07:43
Replies: 10
Views: 327
Posted By jPV
I have the user manual which came with the...

I have the user manual which came with the monitor. Let me know if you want it and can't find it anywhere else, I can scan it then. I don't think it has schematics though.
Forum: request.Demos 16 June 2018, 21:24
Replies: 23
Views: 1,086
Posted By jPV
Start with Smoke Bomb by Ozone...

Start with Smoke Bomb by Ozone (http://www.pouet.net/prod.php?which=170) :)
Forum: request.Demos 06 June 2018, 12:32
Replies: 18
Views: 5,119
Posted By jPV
Practically all AGA demos are meant to be run...

Practically all AGA demos are meant to be run from HD, so no floppies involved.



Exes are normal executables which start the demo, they aren't archives. Usually you just unarchive the LHA and...
Forum: News 03 June 2018, 18:09
Replies: 1
Views: 755
Posted By jPV
Vectorama 2018 continues Finnish Amiga Users Group's 25th anniversary

The 25th anniversary of the Finnish Amiga Users Group continues! For the seventh year in a row we are participating in Vectorama 2018 from the 7th to the 10th of June at the Oulu ice hockey arena....
Forum: Amiga scene 28 May 2018, 17:46
Replies: 106
Views: 3,998
Posted By jPV
I personally would recommend to pay some extra if...

I personally would recommend to pay some extra if you know that machine will be in good condition, because we know that it can be in good use for years in our hobby, it's not going to get obsoleted...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 May 2018, 14:13
Replies: 106
Views: 3,998
Posted By jPV
I wouldn't say you hit the expensive hw problem...

I wouldn't say you hit the expensive hw problem with MorphOS that easily :) Practically any of the supported (https://library.morph.zone/Supported_Computers) Macs can be found for under 100e...
Forum: News 25 May 2018, 07:11
Replies: 46
Views: 3,865
Posted By jPV
I am.

I am.
Forum: Amiga scene 24 May 2018, 18:42
Replies: 625
Views: 26,816
Posted By jPV
It's just that they had to fix/rewrite everything...

It's just that they had to fix/rewrite everything they got from AROS, so a quality issue basically. In the end is was more efficient to write everything from scratch than share and fix.
Forum: Amiga scene 24 May 2018, 07:42
Replies: 625
Views: 26,816
Posted By jPV
Heh, ask MorphOS developers why they don't do...

Heh, ask MorphOS developers why they don't do code exchange with AROS anymore :D
Forum: Amiga scene 18 May 2018, 18:22
Replies: 625
Views: 26,816
Posted By jPV
MorphOS calculator does that right too :) And...

MorphOS calculator does that right too :) And might be quite similar to that SpeedCrunch (which I haven't tried). I'm not sure if there is 68k version of this, might be?
Forum: Amiga scene 18 May 2018, 07:27
Replies: 625
Views: 26,816
Posted By jPV
Yeah, that is beyond me too, for example, when I...

Yeah, that is beyond me too, for example, when I read comments that MorphOS isn't at all as "Amiga" as OS4, because its default skin doesn't look like Workbench. While internally everything works in...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 May 2018, 18:31
Replies: 625
Views: 26,816
Posted By jPV
Depends how it's implemented, see the MorphOS...

Depends how it's implemented, see the MorphOS implementation for example:
https://library.morph.zone/Getting_Started_with_Lua


As can be done with Lua too. In MorphOS implementation you can do...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 May 2018, 18:05
Replies: 625
Views: 26,816
Posted By jPV
MorphOS has a nice Amiga style integration of Lua...

MorphOS has a nice Amiga style integration of Lua with ARexx support commands. I've rewritten many of my ARexx scripts to Lua scripts, and also written new scripts in both Lua and Arexx versions.
...
Forum: News 14 May 2018, 16:31
Replies: 20
Views: 2,426
Posted By jPV
It would still be misleading, because it also...

It would still be misleading, because it also works on MorphOS and AROS. Executables for these three platforms are distributed in the same archive and all get installed at once. So, developers simply...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 May 2018, 09:35
Replies: 625
Views: 26,816
Posted By jPV
And this is what can already be done on current...

And this is what can already be done on current NG systems. About.. a bit variation can be between NG systems, but I pretty much do that all on my MorphOS setup. And NG setups are quite...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 May 2018, 07:12
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By jPV
You have never visited Wikipedia page...

You have never visited Wikipedia page (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Dotcom) of him? :) And especially seen this picture...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 May 2018, 13:45
Replies: 625
Views: 26,816
Posted By jPV
Erm, seriously? 1) Tabor isn't available...

Erm, seriously?

1) Tabor isn't available (who knows if it'll ever be at this rate)
2) It's just a _single_ motherboard for a _single_ NG operating system

...and you base your generic claim to...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 May 2018, 06:56
Replies: 625
Views: 26,816
Posted By jPV
NG is way better for 3D than classics/fpga. And...

NG is way better for 3D than classics/fpga. And is there some problem with FPU with available NG systems? I haven't heard at least...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 May 2018, 17:24
Replies: 625
Views: 26,816
Posted By jPV
APDF is also based on those, but yet is totally...

APDF is also based on those, but yet is totally different program from user point of view. Programs just tend to use common libraries and engines nowadays and not everything is written from scratch...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 May 2018, 14:31
Replies: 625
Views: 26,816
Posted By jPV
It's impossible to list them all without spending...

It's impossible to list them all without spending a good amount of time to go through all the archives etc from all these 15-20 years the NG scene has been active, but naturally there are lots of "NG...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 May 2018, 22:42
Replies: 625
Views: 26,816
Posted By jPV
Yes. Why not? There are more modern...

Yes.



Why not? There are more modern programs and better hardware when comparing to 68k systems. Of course nothing that wouldn't have equivalents on mainstream systems, but if somebody wants to...
Forum: support.Apps 02 May 2018, 20:36
Replies: 71
Views: 3,762
Posted By jPV
@ is fine on Amiga AFAIK, and there are many...

@ is fine on Amiga AFAIK, and there are many other characters besides the listed ones which do work too, but IMHO it's best to avoid any special characters and keep it simple :) You never know when...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 April 2018, 06:48
Replies: 625
Views: 26,816
Posted By jPV
Yes, we get your point, but could you also...

Yes, we get your point, but could you also understand that some of us enjoy using more modern versions of AmigaOS on way faster machines, which isn't possible on PC still (you can't get modernized...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 April 2018, 08:54
Replies: 625
Views: 26,816
Posted By jPV
OS4 and MorphOS are pretty much the same from...

OS4 and MorphOS are pretty much the same from technical point of view. And I already tried to explain it here in this very thread:
http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1228031&postcount=22

...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 April 2018, 10:55
Replies: 625
Views: 26,816
Posted By jPV
Or even 2.7GHz machine. PPC Mac prices have...

Or even 2.7GHz machine. PPC Mac prices have really dropped in last couple years and soon anything over 100e is too much, even of the fastest models :)
Forum: Amiga scene 19 April 2018, 07:46
Replies: 625
Views: 26,816
Posted By jPV
Yeah, that's the area where OS4 and MorphOS are...

Yeah, that's the area where OS4 and MorphOS are trying to improve from the 68k systems. For example, both operating systems have replaced the traditional layers.library with an accelerated version...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 April 2018, 11:02
Replies: 625
Views: 26,816
Posted By jPV
But the question is, can we still call it as "NG...

But the question is, can we still call it as "NG Mac", because we can't call our current systems as "NG Amigas" :D I guess we all agree what are these "classic" versions :)
Forum: Amiga scene 17 April 2018, 10:42
Replies: 625
Views: 26,816
Posted By jPV
Commodore planned to go for RISC and RTG...

Commodore planned to go for RISC and RTG (Hombre), and Commodore's AmigaOS 4.0 (not related to the Hyperion version) was supposed to use RTG/chunky graphics modes. So these current "NG" solutions are...
Forum: News 13 April 2018, 18:08
Replies: 46
Views: 3,865
Posted By jPV
Hardware mode uses Warp3D, which isn't supported...

Hardware mode uses Warp3D, which isn't supported on all graphics cards. Maybe you have a newer card where the legacy 3D support was dropped? In that case you'll have to use the software rendering.
...
Forum: support.Apps 11 April 2018, 20:46
Replies: 20
Views: 1,524
Posted By jPV
DOpus Magellan has an option for it...

DOpus Magellan has an option for it (Settings->Environment->Miscellaneous->Custom Screen Title), so Amikit has probably used that.
Forum: News 10 April 2018, 17:25
Replies: 46
Views: 3,865
Posted By jPV
Yeah, Magellan is just insanely cool and powerful...

Yeah, Magellan is just insanely cool and powerful program, it still is after all these years, and we probably never will see as comprehensive program/desktop for us ever again. TBH I'm still mostly...
Forum: News 09 April 2018, 19:39
Replies: 46
Views: 3,865
Posted By jPV
Internally (DOS, directory structures, libraries,...

Internally (DOS, directory structures, libraries, etc) it's very much like AmigaOS, but the biggest difference comes in the Ambient desktop, which is heavily inspired by Directory Opus Magellan. It...
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