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Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 25 October 2012, 12:52
Replies: 82
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Posted By ahhyes
Thanks for the suggestions! It's certainly given...

Thanks for the suggestions! It's certainly given me something to go back and check. I ended up putting the amiga away after a lot of frustration and completely random behaviour that ended up driving...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 25 October 2012, 12:32
Replies: 63
Views: 5,037
Posted By ahhyes
I still remember playing Superfrog and Alien...

I still remember playing Superfrog and Alien breed on my A500 in the early 90's. Good times. Amazing what they could do with such little computing power compared to today's hardware, though back...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 25 October 2012, 12:28
Replies: 63
Views: 5,037
Posted By ahhyes
I'd be recapping any unit that's as old as an...

I'd be recapping any unit that's as old as an A500, mainly the electrolytic caps.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 25 October 2012, 12:23
Replies: 63
Views: 5,037
Posted By ahhyes
I repaired an external amiga drive once by...

I repaired an external amiga drive once by replacing 2 electrolytic caps that had leaked, the caps were inside the drive itself, very small caps. It's not always immediately obvious in the way of...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 25 October 2012, 11:48
Replies: 82
Views: 11,605
Posted By ahhyes
So I can install NetBSD. The install document...

So I can install NetBSD. The install document gives this information. I am wondering whether the maxtransfer could be affecting things when running the xstreamtodev utility under amigaos to dump the...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 25 October 2012, 11:37
Replies: 82
Views: 11,605
Posted By ahhyes
yes, but what about when writing the miniroot fs...

yes, but what about when writing the miniroot fs data to that partition whilst still in amiga OS? there is still the potential for this to be a problem?
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 25 October 2012, 11:07
Replies: 82
Views: 11,605
Posted By ahhyes
Actually I provided a screenshot in an earlier...

Actually I provided a screenshot in an earlier post:

http://ahhyes.net/IMAG0030.jpg

I thought I had set those to zero.. I think I just left the defaults as per in the screenshot
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 25 October 2012, 10:48
Replies: 82
Views: 11,605
Posted By ahhyes
What about drinking and operating a computer ;)...

What about drinking and operating a computer ;) *raises bier stein* ;)
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 25 October 2012, 10:33
Replies: 82
Views: 11,605
Posted By ahhyes
ahh i had gotten mixed up with mask and xfer...

ahh i had gotten mixed up with mask and xfer (tired after work. lol). my bad. I had set both of these to zero when i created the partitions.maybe that is why i am having problems.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 25 October 2012, 10:12
Replies: 82
Views: 11,605
Posted By ahhyes
So then it makes no difference whether I set this...

So then it makes no difference whether I set this value or not?
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 25 October 2012, 08:03
Replies: 82
Views: 11,605
Posted By ahhyes
I'm using the compact flash drive from amigakit,...

I'm using the compact flash drive from amigakit, does this still apply? :)
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 25 October 2012, 02:28
Replies: 82
Views: 11,605
Posted By ahhyes
Guten Tag! All my partitions show up in the...

Guten Tag!

All my partitions show up in the early boot (if I have set them as bootable). I honestly think something may be wrong with my unit since nobody else is having this problem (the OP's...
Forum: Hardware mods 30 September 2012, 09:01
Replies: 13
Views: 3,972
Posted By ahhyes
This thread might interest you: ...

This thread might interest you:

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=65386

See the video in the first post, it's NetBSD being loaded on an A1200 with an '060. I've put my A1200 aside for the...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 11 September 2012, 13:34
Replies: 82
Views: 11,605
Posted By ahhyes
Could it be any jumper setting on my Blizzard...

Could it be any jumper setting on my Blizzard 1260 causing an issue? There is a mapROM jumper setting that supposedly maps ROM to fastram. I wonder if this could be messing anything up?
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 11 September 2012, 13:30
Replies: 82
Views: 11,605
Posted By ahhyes
Could it be an issue that xstreamtodev has not...

Could it be an issue that xstreamtodev has not written ALL of the minirootfs contents?? I notice the utility goves no indication whether it was successful or not, even with the --verbose option. It...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 11 September 2012, 13:23
Replies: 82
Views: 11,605
Posted By ahhyes
I used the same arguments to xstreamtodev as you...

I used the same arguments to xstreamtodev as you quoted :)

I'm wondering whether the type of disk drive I am using could be an issue? It's not a real IDE drive:
...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 11 September 2012, 11:50
Replies: 82
Views: 11,605
Posted By ahhyes
Same issue with 6. Photos of the partitioning...

Same issue with 6. Photos of the partitioning included. Where have i gone wrong!

http://ahhyes.net/IMAG0029.jpg
http://ahhyes.net/IMAG0030.jpg
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 11 September 2012, 10:55
Replies: 82
Views: 11,605
Posted By ahhyes
Hi Strim, I am giving NetBSD a go on my 1200...

Hi Strim,

I am giving NetBSD a go on my 1200 (Equipped with an 060 (Blizzard 1260, 128MB RAM)).

I think I have gotten the partitioning right. However when I boot from the swap partition (after...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 September 2012, 09:02
Replies: 12
Views: 1,734
Posted By ahhyes
My first internet post on an amiga :) Where...

My first internet post on an amiga :)

Where do I get the superplus driver. I had a look on Aminet..
Does anyone have a URL?
Forum: support.Hardware 11 September 2012, 05:07
Replies: 12
Views: 1,734
Posted By ahhyes
Reinstalling the 1260 software seems to have...

Reinstalling the 1260 software seems to have helped. I can now run the screen res utility and no crash.

Is there any way to speed up the graphics? It's HORRIBLY slow!! I am using the standard PAL...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 September 2012, 02:55
Replies: 12
Views: 1,734
Posted By ahhyes
not having much luck. lots of programs are...

not having much luck. lots of programs are crashing without an explanation, I just get the option to "suspend" the task or reboot.

Tried to load directory opus under 3.1 - crash.

I upgraded the...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 02 September 2012, 05:17
Replies: 82
Views: 11,605
Posted By ahhyes
Export only works as a command if your shell is...

Export only works as a command if your shell is bash. If it is csh, then use setenv. Example: setenv CFLAGS "-O3 -ffast-math"

You can use echo $SHELL to find out what your current shell is.
Forum: support.Hardware 27 August 2012, 08:43
Replies: 12
Views: 1,734
Posted By ahhyes
I am beginning to think that perhaps an A1200...

I am beginning to think that perhaps an A1200 case from amigakit may be a better idea since there is such limited space in the stock A1200.. Cooling fans are only really effective if hot air can be...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 August 2012, 08:01
Replies: 12
Views: 1,734
Posted By ahhyes
Thanks for the reply :) Well, the DVI->VGA...

Thanks for the reply :)

Well, the DVI->VGA adaptor certainly seems to have made a difference, though I am seeing faint vertical lines across the screen (like many others have shown pictures of),...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 August 2012, 15:21
Replies: 12
Views: 1,734
Posted By ahhyes
A1200 Project

Hi Guys,

I'm in the process of pimping out an A1200 that I scored on e-bay. The unit appears to be pretty much unmolested, which is good. I have a couple of questions I'd like to ask, since there...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 24 August 2012, 01:32
Replies: 82
Views: 11,605
Posted By ahhyes
I dread to think how long a kernel build would...

I dread to think how long a kernel build would take on an amiga and even an amiga equipped with an 060 (cook a lamb roast and come back later?) ;)

Does "kldload" not work on NetBSD (eg: kldload...
Forum: Hardware mods 19 August 2012, 09:55
Replies: 13
Views: 3,972
Posted By ahhyes
Blizzard :) Cost me a fortune. lol. I had to mull...

Blizzard :) Cost me a fortune. lol. I had to mull over the decision to buy the card for days. The Amiga has a special place in my heart, it was one of the first computers I owned (A500), first was...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 16 August 2012, 16:35
Replies: 82
Views: 11,605
Posted By ahhyes
Thank you :D So it's an 060. Ok, well the...

Thank you :D

So it's an 060. Ok, well the performance isnt too shabby, certainly seems usable :D




http://amigakit.leamancomputing.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=32&products_id=116...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 16 August 2012, 16:31
Replies: 82
Views: 11,605
Posted By ahhyes
I have an easynet pcmcia ethernet network adaptor...

I have an easynet pcmcia ethernet network adaptor on the way (the ones up on amigakit). I have this bad feeling that NetBSD wont support it. I hope I am wrong. Either way, if it doesnt work, I will...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 16 August 2012, 16:28
Replies: 82
Views: 11,605
Posted By ahhyes
What are the specs on your a1200 (just out of...

What are the specs on your a1200 (just out of curiosity)? I am building up an A1200 and have a Blizzard 1260 on the way. Was this running on an 060? It will give me some idea of what sort of...
Forum: Hardware mods 16 August 2012, 02:35
Replies: 13
Views: 3,972
Posted By ahhyes
1260 on the way.... Took the plunge... The board...

1260 on the way.... Took the plunge... The board has cost me a small fortune.... I understand these boards are very hard to come by these days so I had to just wear the cost.
Forum: Hardware mods 16 August 2012, 02:26
Replies: 13
Views: 3,972
Posted By ahhyes
Excellent post. Thank you! This is exactly what I...

Excellent post. Thank you! This is exactly what I wanted to know, I had a feeling that without at least an 060 it would run like an absolute dog. Looks like I will have to start looking for a...
Forum: Hardware mods 13 August 2012, 17:26
Replies: 13
Views: 3,972
Posted By ahhyes
http://www.vesalia.de/e_aca1231-42.htm Looks...

http://www.vesalia.de/e_aca1231-42.htm

Looks ok for a 030 solution. Any thoughts on these boards?
Forum: Hardware mods 13 August 2012, 16:41
Replies: 13
Views: 3,972
Posted By ahhyes
I gather the Blizzard 1260 is what I want if I...

I gather the Blizzard 1260 is what I want if I want to go down the 060 route?
Forum: Hardware mods 13 August 2012, 04:14
Replies: 13
Views: 3,972
Posted By ahhyes
Hi Mate :) Which are the better of the two...

Hi Mate :)

Which are the better of the two brands or are they much alike? By better I mean, ease of installation, stability/reliability + support?

I've heard about the Blizzard's, any model...
Forum: Hardware mods 13 August 2012, 03:21
Replies: 13
Views: 3,972
Posted By ahhyes
best expansion card for A1200

Hi Guys,

Just wondering what the best bet would be for this? I'm not after a PPC CPU. Something with an 060 would be nice. I'd like to try the amiga port of NetBSD on it, and be able to revert...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 August 2012, 03:08
Replies: 6
Views: 1,113
Posted By ahhyes
helps if I had done some more research: ...

helps if I had done some more research:

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=59425

The expansion bay is empty. I guess this is the reason for "0" other memory. I believe there was an expansion...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 August 2012, 02:50
Replies: 6
Views: 1,113
Posted By ahhyes
Moderator, could you please move the thread to...

Moderator, could you please move the thread to support.Hardware. :)
Forum: support.Hardware 13 August 2012, 02:48
Replies: 6
Views: 1,113
Posted By ahhyes
[Solved] Problem with A1200

Hi Guys,

Firstly this is my first post in a long time, so if this post is in the wrong section, I apologise.

I bought a A1200 off ebay to play around with. The seller stated their is a problem...
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 November 2010, 09:29
Replies: 71
Views: 8,453
Posted By ahhyes
Thanks for taking the time to test it,...

Thanks for taking the time to test it, appreciated. So both you and me have been able to reproduce the issue. Oh well, since this thread got buried very quickly, it's not likely we'll be seeing a fix...
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