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Forum: support.Hardware 07 December 2018, 21:19
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By mark_k
If I were you, I'd buy a USB Zip drive and...

If I were you, I'd buy a USB Zip drive and connect that to a PC. They're not too expensive on eBay, you could probably get one for £10-£20. Then just image your old disks on the PC for safekeeping.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 December 2018, 21:49
Replies: 10
Views: 529
Posted By mark_k
The e in 9e probably indicates the FSB_EXTENDED...

The e in 9e probably indicates the FSB_EXTENDED style bit, which means "extended face (wider than normal)".
Forum: support.Hardware 06 December 2018, 00:22
Replies: 22
Views: 531
Posted By mark_k
Some general tips: - Make sure your SD card is...

Some general tips:
- Make sure your SD card is genuine. Fake ones, apart from having an actual size much smaller than printed on the card thus losing your data, are usually really slow. You can use...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 November 2018, 19:51
Replies: 1
Views: 79
Posted By mark_k
The Oktagon has soldered-on terminating resistor...

The Oktagon has soldered-on terminating resistor packs next to its internal SCSI connector. You can't disable that termination with a jumper.

If the length of cable between Oktagon and internal...
Forum: support.Apps 01 November 2018, 17:01
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By mark_k
There are a couple of tools on Aminet: FillDisk...

There are a couple of tools on Aminet:
FillDisk on Fish disk 61 (http://aminet.net/package/misc/fish/fish-0061)
CleanDisk (http://aminet.net/package/disk/misc/CleanDisk)

FillDisk doesn't fill...
Forum: OT - Technical 31 October 2018, 14:54
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By mark_k
It seems to be luck of the draw whether you get a...

It seems to be luck of the draw whether you get a non-SMR or SMR drive in those Seagates. They seem to fit whatever left-over drives they had lying around at the time. :)

You could try using...
Forum: OT - Technical 30 October 2018, 20:17
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By mark_k
What model of Seagate drive do you have? Some...

What model of Seagate drive do you have? Some larger-capacity ones use SMR (shingled magnetic recording) (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shingled_magnetic_recording) which can give poor/inconsistent...
Forum: Coders. General 14 October 2018, 18:07
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By mark_k
I think you can render directly to the Screen...

I think you can render directly to the Screen (i.e. not need to open a window) if you want. Pass a pointer to the RastPort field of the Screen structure to various graphics.library routines like...
Forum: support.WinUAE 05 October 2018, 21:00
Replies: 105
Views: 26,505
Posted By mark_k
Don't most real accelerator boards disable data...

Don't most real accelerator boards disable data cache in hardware for chip RAM accesses? I think my GVP 68030 board does.
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 September 2018, 18:11
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By mark_k
Mouse sonar not disabled when mouse is captured

Windows has a "Mouse Sonar" option (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows/desktop/inputdev/about-mouse-input#mouse-sonar). When enabled, animated concentric circles appear around the mouse pointer...
Forum: Coders. System 09 September 2018, 22:48
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By mark_k
Yes, the RKM says...

Yes, the RKM says (http://amigadev.elowar.com/read/ADCD_2.1/Libraries_Manual_guide/node0360.html):
"The graphics library rendering and data movement routines generally wait to get access to the...
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 September 2018, 18:26
Replies: 29
Views: 1,007
Posted By mark_k
When selecting an ADF on the floppy drives...

When selecting an ADF on the floppy drives settings page, rather than a simple string box for the filename, it's a drop-down list allowing recently-used files to be easily selected. It would be nice...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 07 September 2018, 20:08
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By mark_k
What library is SelectGadget() in? Are you...

What library is SelectGadget() in?

Are you waiting to receive IDCMP_ACTIVEWINDOW before calling ActivateGadget()? Apparently that is necessary...
Forum: support.WinUAE 05 September 2018, 20:53
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By mark_k
Aha, found it. It was under "Microsoft USB Wheel...

Aha, found it. It was under "Microsoft USB Wheel Mouse Optical" not "Windows Mouse", even though with "Microsoft USB Wheel Mouse Optical" selected in game ports panel, I didn't have the problem.
Forum: support.WinUAE 05 September 2018, 17:22
Replies: 105
Views: 26,505
Posted By mark_k
Are the Multi Evolution ROM images in...

Are the Multi Evolution ROM images in expansion_boot_roms.zip misnamed? The "even" files seem to contain bytes for odd addresses, and vice versa.

Edit to add: Also, looking at the...
Forum: support.WinUAE 03 September 2018, 16:34
Replies: 105
Views: 26,505
Posted By mark_k
Whoops, I must have modified that config since...

Whoops, I must have modified that config since uploading it a while ago. Try this one:http://www.media!fire.com/file/f642zcsn8anw6xd/A500_1.2_lace_test.uae_20180903.zip
Windowed, WinUAE 4.0.1 works...
Forum: support.WinUAE 03 September 2018, 16:29
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By mark_k
Thanks! I wonder how long those have been in the...

Thanks! I wonder how long those have been in the config. (I recently tested another mouse, so changed from MS USB Wheel Mouse Optical then.)

I can see anywhere in the GUI that shows the incorrect...
Forum: support.WinUAE 02 September 2018, 23:05
Replies: 105
Views: 26,505
Posted By mark_k
Don't know whether it's related, but try booting...

Don't know whether it's related, but try booting with the config linked in this post. With both 4.1.0b1 and b3 the left half (or ~2/3?) of the screen is blank (background colour).
Forum: support.WinUAE 02 September 2018, 22:17
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By mark_k
With -winmouselog -inputlog 2 -inputdevicelog 1,...

With -winmouselog -inputlog 2 -inputdevicelog 1, here's the last actual mouse movement, then hold LMB (bogus pointer movement left), release, hold RMB (bogus pointer movement right), release.
...
Forum: support.WinUAE 02 September 2018, 22:05
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By mark_k
Just tested with -winmouselog. It didn't really...

Just tested with -winmouselog. It didn't really give any useful info. Extract below. The WM_MOUSEMOVE lines correspond to my actually moving the mouse. With the mouse stationary, pressing then...
Forum: support.WinUAE 01 September 2018, 22:43
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By mark_k
Strange mouse issue (left/right pointer movement on button presses)

This is a bit of a strange one...

Testing on Windows 10 1709 x64. In the Game ports panel, Port 1 is set to Windows Mouse. After booting to Workbench I can move the mouse OK.

On pressing the...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 August 2018, 20:55
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By mark_k
Did you try disk/misc/dopus-1541.lha yet? ...

Did you try disk/misc/dopus-1541.lha yet?

Also, the Frodo C64 emulator (http://aminet.net/package/misc/emu/FrodoV2_4) can use the A64 cartridge.
Forum: support.Hardware 30 August 2018, 21:14
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By mark_k
I haven't used it, but you could try...

I haven't used it, but you could try disk/misc/dopus-1541.lha (http://aminet.net/package/disk/misc/dopus-1541) on Aminet.

It contains ARexx scripts for accessing a 1541 via A64 cartridge. If they...
Forum: support.WinUAE 30 August 2018, 19:16
Replies: 1
Views: 345
Posted By mark_k
Alt-Tab and stuck key issue

I noticed a couple of issues related to Alt-Tabbing.

Enable pause-when-mouse-uncaptured then start emulation in windowed mode.
Open a CLI (or other program that prints characters you type)....
Forum: support.Hardware 25 August 2018, 20:30
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By mark_k
Do you see the vertical shadow bars on areas of...

Do you see the vertical shadow bars on areas of the same colour (e.g. grey Workbench background)? Can you upload some photos of your monitor display?
Forum: support.WinUAE 23 August 2018, 14:46
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By mark_k
If I remember correctly, WinUAE uses a...

If I remember correctly, WinUAE uses a JMicron-specific passthrough method to issue an ATA IDENTIFY DEVICE command to the drive. It gets the C/H/S geometry values from the data returned. Then WinUAE...
Forum: support.WinUAE 21 August 2018, 19:32
Replies: 105
Views: 26,505
Posted By mark_k
For the 12 Gauge, here's how to patch A1200...

For the 12 Gauge, here's how to patch A1200 Kickstart 40.68 to remove the $8000000 memory-adding:Offset From To
00395E 95CA -> 6064
07FFEA 7A3E -> AFA4

It might be necessary because the...
Forum: support.WinUAE 19 August 2018, 22:04
Replies: 105
Views: 26,505
Posted By mark_k
If anyone wants to try the CSA 12 Gauge with...

If anyone wants to try the CSA 12 Gauge with Kickstart 3.1, changing the four bytes at offset $946 in the CSA ROM image from 4EBA FD70 to 4E71 4E71 should remove its memory-adding code. [Note that on...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 August 2018, 19:34
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By mark_k
I think most GVP controllers do have soldered-on...

I think most GVP controllers do have soldered-on termination resistor packs. For proper operation with both internal and external devices, those should be removed and an external terminator used.
...
Forum: support.WinUAE 03 August 2018, 21:19
Replies: 13
Views: 1,225
Posted By mark_k
Maybe FC03 is the address in the USB-IDE bridge...

Maybe FC03 is the address in the USB-IDE bridge chip buffer which the (next) word is going to be written to? And some power-related glitch means that address ends up in the buffer???

If you have a...
Forum: support.WinUAE 21 July 2018, 20:17
Replies: 13
Views: 1,225
Posted By mark_k
If I had to guess, reading the last sector a...

If I had to guess, reading the last sector a second time might be more likely to return the correct data. The sector data would already be in the drive's cache/buffer, so hopefully the second read...
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 July 2018, 13:55
Replies: 13
Views: 1,225
Posted By mark_k
What about using a 44-to-40-pin converter like...

What about using a 44-to-40-pin converter like this one (https://www.aliexpress.com/item/AK-44-Pin-2-5-HDD-to-3-5-IDE-40-Pin-Interface-Hard-Disk-Drive/32353606011.html)? You could power the drive...
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 July 2018, 15:44
Replies: 13
Views: 1,225
Posted By mark_k
How are you powering the Seagate drive? Is the...

How are you powering the Seagate drive? Is the USB-IDE converter powering it? The drive will need more power than a USB port is specified to supply. So that could be a possible reason for the...
Forum: support.WinUAE 19 June 2018, 20:07
Replies: 18
Views: 754
Posted By mark_k
Just wondering... in order to access an IDE slave...

Just wondering... in order to access an IDE slave drive, do you need to set the drive select bit (bit 4 in drive/head register), or does Windows do that automatically?
Forum: support.WinUAE 18 June 2018, 18:15
Replies: 472
Views: 53,276
Posted By mark_k
Do you still use D3DLOCK_DISCARD in the...

Do you still use D3DLOCK_DISCARD in the single-slice case? I guess that might be more optimal with some graphics drivers?
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 June 2018, 21:14
Replies: 22
Views: 1,483
Posted By mark_k
Emulating READ CAPACITY (16) would be a good idea...

Emulating READ CAPACITY (16) would be a good idea too. Probably no Amiga OS drivers know about that, but maybe Linux & NetBSD do???
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 June 2018, 19:20
Replies: 22
Views: 1,483
Posted By mark_k
Still on the subject of hardfiles (but not really...

Still on the subject of hardfiles (but not really related to the subject of this thread)...

If emulating a drive with more than 2^32 sectors (i.e. >2TB for 512-byte sectors), the max. LBA field...
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 June 2018, 18:51
Replies: 22
Views: 1,483
Posted By mark_k
Looking at the 4.0.0b14 source now. In the...

Looking at the 4.0.0b14 source now.

In the RDSK block, physical drive characteristics:
pl(rdb, 18, hfd->ci.surfaces);

Should probably change that to reflect the possibly-larger filesystem...
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 June 2018, 21:33
Replies: 22
Views: 1,483
Posted By mark_k
Thanks, I'll check that. It would be nice to...

Thanks, I'll check that.

It would be nice to have some way to control the emulated drive sector size. Probably no IDE drivers support anything other than 512, and some SCSI drivers assume 512-byte...
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 June 2018, 22:35
Replies: 22
Views: 1,483
Posted By mark_k
In create_virtual_rdb() where you fill in the...

In create_virtual_rdb() where you fill in the PartitionBlock, there is
pl(denv, 1, 512 / 4);
to set the de_SizeBlock field.

That's hard-coded for 512-byte filesystem blocks. Should it instead be...
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