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Forum: support.Hardware Today, 08:32
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Posted By thomas
You should revert to version 1.74 of SMBFS. All...

You should revert to version 1.74 of SMBFS. All later versions are experimental and can cause various strange effects. SMBFS is currently being worked on, but it's far from stable.

Do not try to...
Forum: support.Apps Yesterday, 09:01
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By thomas
I didn't to it myself yet but I have no doubt...

I didn't to it myself yet but I have no doubt than you can do a manual installation of OS4 from OS3.

Just prepare the HDD with HDToolbox and copy all required files from the CD to the appropriate...
Forum: support.Apps 12 June 2018, 21:49
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By thomas
It seems I misread your post. The original topic...

It seems I misread your post. The original topic of this thread is about the cylinders/heads/sectors/blocks per track values in the "install drive" section of HDToolbox. This was what I talked about....
Forum: support.Apps 11 June 2018, 21:51
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By thomas
No, that's not true. The values determined by...

No, that's not true. The values determined by HDToolbox are totally correct. Only the size displayed is wrong because the calculation overflows. And that does not change if you manually enter...
Forum: support.Other 09 June 2018, 20:30
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By thomas
Yes, the operating system detects and manages all...

Yes, the operating system detects and manages all memory. A program can ask for a piece of memory of a certain kind or just any. If it says just any, then FastRAM is preferred.
Forum: support.Apps 06 June 2018, 20:08
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By thomas
http://wiki.amigaos.net/wiki/Pattern_Matching

http://wiki.amigaos.net/wiki/Pattern_Matching
Forum: support.Hardware 06 June 2018, 07:48
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By thomas
What happens if you start with both CF cards...

What happens if you start with both CF cards disconnected? Does it show the insert-disk screen?

If it also reset-loops without anything at the SCSI bus, then your A1200 probably has an issue with...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 04 June 2018, 09:28
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By thomas
Return code 10 just means "error". There is no...

Return code 10 just means "error". There is no specific meaning of this code.

There might be a reason code stored in dos.library. Try to enter "why" at the command prompt, just after the error.
...
Forum: support.WinUAE 03 June 2018, 22:44
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By thomas
Please expain "it is not recognised". It...

Please expain "it is not recognised".

It should not be recognised in such a way that you can read files from the card, that is ok.

But it should be recognised telling you that it needs to be...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 June 2018, 08:56
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By thomas
I am quite sure that files take less space on a...

I am quite sure that files take less space on a PFS partition than with FFS. But the partititon appears smaller than it was defined. If you look at the empty partition, you'll recognise that even...
Forum: support.WinUAE 31 May 2018, 10:59
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By thomas
If it's a partition on an Amiga harddrive, then...

If it's a partition on an Amiga harddrive, then Windows software will probably not be able to do much with it. The Amiga partition table format is not recognised by Windows, so the drive appears as...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 May 2018, 08:27
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By thomas
The CSPPC does neither have termination nor does...

The CSPPC does neither have termination nor does it supply term power. So you have to use a cable with active terminators at *both* ends and you have to connect a device which supplies term power to...
Forum: support.WinUAE 29 May 2018, 08:25
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By thomas
The best way would be to remove the harddrive...

The best way would be to remove the harddrive from your Amiga, connect it to the PC and use WinUAE to make an image file. This would include the partition table and all partitions, so that you have a...
Forum: support.Apps 27 May 2018, 18:03
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By thomas
Game ports -> Port 2 -> set this to none.

Game ports -> Port 2 -> set this to none.
Forum: support.Hardware 25 May 2018, 08:04
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By thomas
8GB is just within the limits of the unpatched...

8GB is just within the limits of the unpatched driver, so you don't need that patch.

BTW, you could change the controller in WinUAE from UAE to IDE, then you would get the same picture in WinUAE,...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 May 2018, 22:50
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By thomas
Add this line as the very first line to...

Add this line as the very first line to check4gb.filesys (before PFS 0.0):


PFS 19.0 TD64 NSD SCSI PFS3AIO



(yes, you are ok, check4gb is outdated.)
Forum: support.Hardware 24 May 2018, 08:27
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By thomas
Google found two references to that name, both...

Google found two references to that name, both saying that it was made by DiskSalv trying to repair something which is beyond repair.

My question above is still valid. You say that the partition...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 May 2018, 16:55
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By thomas
You should never write to a disk which is already...

You should never write to a disk which is already corrupted. Especially actions with "format" in their name are a very stupid thing to do.

Is the disk larger than 4GB? DiskSalv does not work with...
Forum: support.Other 12 May 2018, 18:24
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By thomas
You should *never* write-enable your Workbench...

You should *never* write-enable your Workbench disks. There is nothing which needs to write to the disks during installation. If it tries to write to the Install disk, then you chose the wrong...
Forum: support.WinUAE 11 May 2018, 19:06
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By thomas
I'd appreciate such an option, too. Too often you...

I'd appreciate such an option, too. Too often you accidently click into the window border or double click the drag bar and change the window size. It's very difficult to restore the previous size.
Forum: Coders. General 11 May 2018, 08:29
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By thomas
ENVARC: is a bad idea. Firstly it only works...

ENVARC: is a bad idea.

Firstly it only works if it has been set up during the boot process.

Secondly it is copied to RAM during boot, so it eats up memory.

Thirdly it only works if you have...
Forum: Coders. General 10 May 2018, 11:57
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By thomas
Set FindTask(NULL)->pr_WindowPtr to -1. ...

Set FindTask(NULL)->pr_WindowPtr to -1.

Don't forget to restore the old value before you leave your program.
Forum: support.Apps 09 May 2018, 19:58
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By thomas
No, it doesn't. Ram Disk in 3.1 does not support...

No, it doesn't. Ram Disk in 3.1 does not support softlinks. IIRC it does not even work on 3.9 without Boingbags. You need a certain update of ram-handler to get softlink support.

But there is a...
Forum: support.Apps 07 May 2018, 20:07
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By thomas
I don't believe that Scalos has special handling...

I don't believe that Scalos has special handling for Ram Disk. So all I could think of is that you copy the icon too late. Make sure that the copy is finished before Scalos starts.
Forum: support.Apps 05 May 2018, 14:46
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By thomas
Set packet size in AExplorer to 32k.

Set packet size in AExplorer to 32k.
Forum: support.Apps 01 May 2018, 16:11
Replies: 42
Views: 968
Posted By thomas
You don't need 3.5. You can do WB 3.1 ->...

You don't need 3.5.

You can do WB 3.1 -> Emergency Floppy -> WB 3.9

or WB 3.1 -> WB 3.9 -> WB 3.9.

All you need to get 3.9 installed correctly is a running 3.5 or 3.9. So if you boot from...
Forum: support.Apps 29 April 2018, 17:22
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By thomas
The "leave out" function adds your icon's name to...

The "leave out" function adds your icon's name to the file .backdrop in the main directory of the partition. The icon itself is not modified.

.backdrop is a text file, you can edit it with a text...
Forum: support.WinUAE 28 April 2018, 21:01
Replies: 21
Views: 945
Posted By thomas
I don't think the string is from the CF card....

I don't think the string is from the CF card. It's rather the card reader which generates it.

I get "Generic USB CF Reader 1.0" for any card I insert into my PC. It's a multi-card reader, for SD...
Forum: support.WinUAE 28 April 2018, 14:10
Replies: 472
Views: 44,779
Posted By thomas
Confirmed.

Confirmed.
Forum: support.WinUAE 27 April 2018, 23:06
Replies: 472
Views: 44,779
Posted By thomas
http://thomas-rapp.homepage.t-online.de/downloads/...

http://thomas-rapp.homepage.t-online.de/downloads/hddreport.lha

It probably gives too much information for your needs, but that's how I found out about it. I can make a smaller program tomorrow.
Forum: support.WinUAE 27 April 2018, 20:11
Replies: 472
Views: 44,779
Posted By thomas
The capacity returned by READ CAPACITY is...

The capacity returned by READ CAPACITY is doubled. For example a 32 GB harddrive appears as 64 GB.

TD_GETGEOMETRY does not fill the dg_TotalSectors and dg_Cylinders fields.

CMD_READ and SCSI...
Forum: support.WinUAE 23 April 2018, 19:03
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By thomas
There is a virtual mouse driver option on the...

There is a virtual mouse driver option on the gameports panel which should do what you ask for.
Forum: support.Hardware 21 April 2018, 17:29
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By thomas
In any case they follow specs which are much...

In any case they follow specs which are much newer than those of the Amiga device drivers. This requires you to implement some workarounds. Most important is to set MaxTransfer for each partition to...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 April 2018, 18:49
Replies: 21
Views: 408
Posted By thomas
Just do a quick format on the Amiga and see if...

Just do a quick format on the Amiga and see if the Mac can access it.
Forum: support.Other 14 April 2018, 17:28
Replies: 12
Views: 932
Posted By thomas
You would have to rewrite more components than...

You would have to rewrite more components than just screenmode prefs. Currently there is no software which supports or even considers WB in HAM mode. At least graphics.library knows that a HAM...
Forum: support.Apps 14 April 2018, 17:04
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By thomas
FFS from the OS4 classic CD supports long file...

FFS from the OS4 classic CD supports long file names, too.
Forum: support.Other 12 April 2018, 19:47
Replies: 12
Views: 932
Posted By thomas
http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=468004&postcou...

http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=468004&postcount=14

It's only a proof of concept yet, though.
Forum: support.WinUAE 10 April 2018, 09:53
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By thomas
Do not install to the Install disk! Do not select...

Do not install to the Install disk! Do not select Novice user, select Advanced or Expert, then select the CF card as destination.

Also make sure that the boot partition on the CF card is indeed...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 08 April 2018, 15:21
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By thomas
Without any more details I would guess that you...

Without any more details I would guess that you forgot to install the file system into the partition table (RDB) of the HDF.
Forum: support.Hardware 06 April 2018, 19:30
Replies: 41
Views: 7,393
Posted By thomas
If you want to boot using Akira's floppy disk,...

If you want to boot using Akira's floppy disk, the CF card must be formatted as FAT.

In WinUAE just click on "Add directory" and choose the CF card's drive letter. Do not create or select a...
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