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Forum: support.Hardware 20 February 2019, 14:41
Replies: 39
Views: 3,059
Posted By demolition
There have also been regular improvements to the...

There have also been regular improvements to the software that you use to process and convert the raw dumps, for example disk-analyse...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 February 2019, 14:16
Replies: 10
Views: 297
Posted By demolition
You can build your own: ...

You can build your own:
https://archive.org/details/cuamiga-magazine-039/page/n159
Forum: support.Hardware 20 February 2019, 14:07
Replies: 39
Views: 3,059
Posted By demolition
I think they both work well for what they were...

I think they both work well for what they were designed for so nothing major has happened with either of them. Why fix something that works? :)
Forum: News 11 February 2019, 22:57
Replies: 1,169
Views: 221,862
Posted By demolition
It emulates a floppy drive so the speed is also...

It emulates a floppy drive so the speed is also the same as a real floppy drive. The floppy drive interface in the Amiga cannot handle higher speeds which is also why HD drives in Amigas are special...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 February 2019, 16:35
Replies: 33
Views: 2,810
Posted By demolition
Did you read the thread? Basically try another...

Did you read the thread? Basically try another PSU or use another Amiga.
Forum: Amiga scene 07 February 2019, 18:19
Replies: 72
Views: 5,748
Posted By demolition
Something like the ZFS filesystem ported to 68k?

Something like the ZFS filesystem ported to 68k?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 February 2019, 23:29
Replies: 2,050
Views: 301,710
Posted By demolition
Not just 'pretty much', but exactly the same....

Not just 'pretty much', but exactly the same. When you keep transmitting the same field, one field equals one frame.
Forum: News 31 January 2019, 04:33
Replies: 1,169
Views: 221,862
Posted By demolition
Cool, I might need to try that. :) One...

Cool, I might need to try that. :)

One question - what would be the benefit of removing a feature since there iis room for everything to be enabled?
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 29 January 2019, 14:31
Replies: 41
Views: 1,545
Posted By demolition
Well, I know some who have financed their Amiga...

Well, I know some who have financed their Amiga hobby fully just by buying and selling Amiga stuff (usually by buying cheap untested lots and selling cleaned bundles or individual items). If you have...
Forum: support.Apps 29 January 2019, 12:25
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By demolition
Sounds like you must have spent quite some time...

Sounds like you must have spent quite some time building that system. :)
Forum: News 29 January 2019, 08:45
Replies: 318
Views: 24,611
Posted By demolition
That post is dated 30th January, i.e. tomorrow so...

That post is dated 30th January, i.e. tomorrow so that is somewhat impressive. :)
Forum: support.Apps 28 January 2019, 22:53
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By demolition
I doubt it - it is simple logic which doesn't...

I doubt it - it is simple logic which doesn't require much in terms of CPU power or memory (most of it comes from the overhead of the chosen programming language).
Forum: Hardware mods 28 January 2019, 22:51
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By demolition
For those 1.5/2M boards that allow parts to be...

For those 1.5/2M boards that allow parts to be remapped into chip usually have a 3rd PCB in the CPU socket so I think your expansion only allows for 1.5MB $C0 mem (or ½M chip without any slow mem).
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 26 January 2019, 18:05
Replies: 41
Views: 1,545
Posted By demolition
Emulation platforms have their merits, however I...

Emulation platforms have their merits, however I always prefer to use the real HW if possible. For games, I'd say an A500 with ACA500plus or an A1200 with a small accelerator like ACA1221ec. Both of...
Forum: project.TOSEC (amiga only) 26 January 2019, 18:00
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By demolition
No point in removing them though since viruses...

No point in removing them though since viruses are also a part of the history and should be preserved.
Forum: OT - Gaming 25 January 2019, 02:39
Replies: 752
Views: 111,584
Posted By demolition
It does cost something - just not money directly....

It does cost something - just not money directly. Perhaps you also think that using sites like Facebook is free? (hint - you're paying with your soul :))
Forum: OT - Gaming 24 January 2019, 23:48
Replies: 752
Views: 111,584
Posted By demolition
It's not really free - you have to allow them to...

It's not really free - you have to allow them to spam your mailbox (although you can sign off on the newsletter after you have claimed the game).
Forum: support.Hardware 24 January 2019, 16:08
Replies: 49
Views: 16,684
Posted By demolition
Sure, as long as the battery is protected against...

Sure, as long as the battery is protected against charging, it is fine. The RTC chip will work fine with 3V - my experience is that it keeps working until the voltage comes down to around 2V, so...
Forum: request.Apps 22 January 2019, 12:19
Replies: 21
Views: 2,988
Posted By demolition
Absolutely - the quality on retro-commodore.eu is...

Absolutely - the quality on retro-commodore.eu is generally higher as there are only high res scans where bombjack also have a lot of low res ones. Sometimes though it is preferred to have a bad...
Forum: support.Other 20 January 2019, 19:39
Replies: 63
Views: 5,578
Posted By demolition
Since the recording material is a bit different...

Since the recording material is a bit different it is not optimal to do that but in practice it works fine most of the time. A good HD floppy disk is surely better than a moldy DD. :)
Forum: request.Apps 20 January 2019, 02:00
Replies: 21
Views: 2,988
Posted By demolition
The site doesn't allow for direct links to files....

The site doesn't allow for direct links to files. You can find it on this page if you scroll about half way down:
http://www.retro-commodore.eu/amiga-software/
Forum: support.Apps 12 January 2019, 07:08
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By demolition
Are we talking Workbench here? I have an assign...

Are we talking Workbench here? I have an assign called Programs: where most programs are installed. I mainly use C: for single-file command-line system tools.
Forum: support.Hardware 12 January 2019, 07:05
Replies: 18
Views: 526
Posted By demolition
No software can make it possible to boot games...

No software can make it possible to boot games from DF1 if those games were hard coded to boot from DF0 and disable the system. I would say that would be the case for perhaps 90% of all games out...
Forum: request.Other 12 January 2019, 06:48
Replies: 12
Views: 739
Posted By demolition
I have a small collection of those bags as I save...

I have a small collection of those bags as I save them whenever I come across them. Not sure why, but I thought they might come in handy some day. Guess I can blame my hoarding genes for it. :)
Forum: support.Hardware 12 January 2019, 06:40
Replies: 18
Views: 526
Posted By demolition
Yes, I have my Gotek in an external chassis and I...

Yes, I have my Gotek in an external chassis and I know many others who use it the same way. I have taken a broken standard external Amiga floppy drive and replaced the faulty drive with the Gotek....
Forum: support.Apps 12 January 2019, 06:35
Replies: 17
Views: 765
Posted By demolition
Type 'cd WHDCOMMON:' in a shell and it will take...

Type 'cd WHDCOMMON:' in a shell and it will take you there if it exists.
Forum: support.Apps 10 January 2019, 11:23
Replies: 17
Views: 765
Posted By demolition
The place is devs:kickstarts/ as you can see from...

The place is devs:kickstarts/ as you can see from the docs:
http://whdload.de/docs/en/need.html
Forum: OT - Gaming 28 December 2018, 18:35
Replies: 752
Views: 111,584
Posted By demolition
SOMA for free on GOG for the next 42 hours: ...

SOMA for free on GOG for the next 42 hours:
https://www.gog.com/game/soma
Forum: OT - Gaming 18 December 2018, 15:01
Replies: 752
Views: 111,584
Posted By demolition
I still have a few leftover Steam keys here: ...

I still have a few leftover Steam keys here:
http://www.amibay.com/showthread.php?103458-30-Steam-games-christmas-giveaway
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 December 2018, 18:07
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By demolition
Do not get a Vampire now expecting that it will...

Do not get a Vampire now expecting that it will do AGA properly. Yes, there is a test firmware out now but it is far from perfect and while they are improving it, there are no guarantees that it will...
Forum: OT - Gaming 14 December 2018, 09:27
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By demolition
Best hardware for what? The question needs to be...

Best hardware for what? The question needs to be put into some context to make sense. The Raspberry Pi 3B+ is great at what it does and in particular the community behind it makes it stand out, but I...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 December 2018, 13:11
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By demolition
Yeah, it should show as 68010 in SysInfo and no...

Yeah, it should show as 68010 in SysInfo and no tools or patches are needed so it sounds to me like you are still running with the 68000. WB's ShowConfig should also show that you have an 68010 so...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 December 2018, 20:22
Replies: 49
Views: 16,684
Posted By demolition
As long as it will fit physically, the capacity...

As long as it will fit physically, the capacity is not important.

However, instead of putting another Ni-MH battery in there, I would consider replacing it with a CR2032 Lithium cell which will...
Forum: project.TOSEC (amiga only) 29 November 2018, 05:56
Replies: 19
Views: 3,075
Posted By demolition
Thanks a lot for the lovely tool - this was just...

Thanks a lot for the lovely tool - this was just what I was looking for after having dumped a bunch of floppies. :)


One problem for me is that many of these disks that I dumped had been copied...
Forum: support.Other 29 November 2018, 03:47
Replies: 63
Views: 5,578
Posted By demolition
Indeed it would be nice to check whether all...

Indeed it would be nice to check whether all those original games have been dumped properly for IPF creation. Also, you might probably be able to find buyers for some of the disks as some might have...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 November 2018, 23:19
Replies: 49
Views: 16,684
Posted By demolition
When +12v is present, current will flow through...

When +12v is present, current will flow through R801, D801 and then R803 into the battery. The +12v supply will drop to ~5.7v after R801 (+5v plus the voltage drop across D800), then drop to ~5v...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 November 2018, 15:33
Replies: 13
Views: 2,444
Posted By demolition
I think it means that if you have an Apollo...

I think it means that if you have an Apollo accelerator installed, you need an A604(n) to use it, not that you actually need an Apollo accelerator (only few people do). In other words, Apollo+A603 is...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 November 2018, 07:23
Replies: 72
Views: 5,748
Posted By demolition
I think we already can do this? Just create a...

I think we already can do this? Just create a .info inside WBStartup which points to the appropriate program.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 19 November 2018, 11:13
Replies: 8
Views: 631
Posted By demolition
I think that is very unlikely. Updated slaves...

I think that is very unlikely. Updated slaves usually just contain new features and/or improves compatibility with more platforms, e.g. by changing the number of copper-waits. The general performance...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 November 2018, 23:08
Replies: 37
Views: 1,502
Posted By demolition
It seems to me that TSGUI doesn't format the disk...

It seems to me that TSGUI doesn't format the disk if you have the verify option enabled as well. The writing goes exactly as fast.


Many games were only designed for using DF0 so this is just how...
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